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Re: Mc Digest, Vol 67, Issue 17

Subject: Re: Mc Digest, Vol 67, Issue 17
From: MK
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 08:55:17 -0500
>I prefer a data-view: where I have my projects in directories, where I
>accumulate the various emails, newsArticles, http, own-notes ..etc. for the
> specific project.
>So therefore the 'directory-tree & files manager', i.e. mc, becomes
>the *center*;
> and the fetchers just serves mc.

There is nothing about a data-centric view that means you need one megalithic 
app to do everything.  Your desire for such a program is, in fact, APPLICATION 
CENTRIC.  This is a far dumber trend in contemporary interfaces (eg, both kinds 
of IDE or any other package software with the word "integrated" in it) than 
anything to do with the web.

I really hope never to see the day of the "Integrated Data Browsing and 
Retrieval Environment".  mc is a nice lite highly functional filebrowser.  The 
world does not need more BLOATWARE.

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MK <[email protected]>
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