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a great quote, but not quite right..

The Alto UI was revolutionary for its time, but it was not the same as the Macintosh UI, no overlapping windows for example, regions in quickdraw being the big differentiator.


The Apple team added overlapping windows because they misunderstood what they'd seen at PARC.

(Source: Insanely Great, iirc.)

QuickDraw was completely awesome, whatever its inspiration.

I love the Herzfeld version because of how Gates is portrayed, really.

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