Re: the official hype on Zaplets

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From: Meltsner, Kenneth (
Date: Tue Jun 27 2000 - 15:21:09 PDT

I was a courseware developer for Athena. Lots of fun, no real delivery.


Strata Rose Chalup wrote:

> This whole things smacks of Zephyrgrams, which at least would pop to
> the top of your windowing environment, no matter what app you were in.
> They're still out there, I believe, and no longer fork 26 processes
> to send and acknowledge one message. :-)
> Any other Project Athena veterans out here? I was a short-timer,
> several months in 1988. I was implementing a desktop model in C
> under X10R3 (wince, ok, there there...), using a menu system and
> window manager that one of our DECcies on loan had cobbled up after
> reading Inside Macintosh Vol 1. Then the look and feel lawsuit hit,
> and the project quietly shrunk down into invisibility and dried up...
> _Strata
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