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Snippet: Docklings ☇

Shared on August 24, 2014

Thomas Brand:

Yesterday, Stephen Hackett described the transformation from System 7′s Control Strip to today’s Menu Bar extras. But he left out one often-overlooked stage of Control Strip evolution; the Dockling…

I remember playing with the first versions of OS X and it felt like a temporary, stopgap solution—keeping the Control Strip would’ve yielded an awkward extra “dock” on the screen.

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