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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The point is flexibility and structure. The flexibility to have multiple browser windows if you like, or one window. As Ovid says, it's like having the option to group files in directories. You don't always need to use 'em, but it can help with structure if you're thinking heirarchically. OTOH, if somebody doesn't want to think hierarchically, tabs may be pointless.

    Similarly, I've talked with Windows users who have seen no point to having multiple desktops. I use my desktops as visual folders to furthe
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    • by da (1525) on 2005.01.14 15:52 (#37500) Homepage Journal
      Hrm; re-reading your entry, for your engineer friend, I suppose it might be the difference between how many tasks he want to be working on at the same time. I keep tons of windows and tabs open, in order to remind me what I'm working on.
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