Lothar Scholz wrote:

>Hello Hal,
>
>
>Tuesday, April 20, 2004, 8:11:33 PM, you wrote:
>
>HF> I was discussing this with someone last night. A notebook is
>HF> inappropriate because the underlying metaphor is a bunch of small notes
>HF> on a bulletin board.
>
>Is this so different from a mailreader ?
>
>I like the 3-pane-view and tink that with a lot of notes it could be
>easier to use. If you spend some time with keyboard handling i guess
>that it is also much better to use even if it is not so nice. But
>always move windows to see that i didn't miss something that is hidden
>behind a window or so seems to be much harder then a typing a few
>keystrokes. And if you want a open a second window to see two notes at
>the same time, you could simply open a toplevel window as an owner
>that only shows the specified message.
>  
>
this is my opinion too btw. I'm actually writing a program a bit like 
Hal's but with more a mailer interface, that i started before Hal 
announced Tycho; I sent him a screenshot when he first announced Tycho. 
But i'm very slow, doing it in my free time. It's getting somewhere though.

emmanuel