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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

    -DA []

    • by jdavidb (1361) on 2005.01.14 16:57 (#37502) Homepage Journal

      I actually rarely have more than one browser window open, but I still feel tabs are indispensible. I think I'm not doing anything that couldn't be done with windows instead of tabs, but it still seems infinitely more valuable. I'm trying to figure out why I have that perception so I can express it and share it.

      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
      • heh. I only open multiple browser windows if I want them to be on different X workspaces. such as 'generic work' vs. 'personal' vs. '5 applications for one project'

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