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Re: Or, as I like to call it...

Nah, it's just yet another instance of the Demo-Only Feature.

These are now more important to the creating-companies than the actual user interface/UX.

The DOF is something which is:

* ONLY useful for the duration of a presentation of its newness to non-technical people (eg salesmen, journos)

* typically a negative for prolonged use/users.


Example: the macosx Dock.

Example: the win10 Dynamic Game Panel! on the startmenu.

Example: transparency on the desktop.

Example: the "flattened" affordance-deleted Modern Interface! meme of maciwindroidux.


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