How is that stealing from third-party software developers when they HAD Finder labels in OS9?<br><br>That's just called 'bringing back a favorite'...<br><br>[color:red]Hold on...it's time for a</font color=red><br>
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I don't think the switch users idea would work as it is part of the core OS and is different. Windows may be able to do this but it is much less secure.<br><br>"... I find that teaching and the students keep life going, and I would never accept any position in which somebody has invented a happy situation for me where I don't have to teach. Never."<br>- Richard P Feynman<br>
"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
" I don't think the switch users idea would work as it is part of the core OS and is different. Windows may be able to do this but it is much less secure."<br><br>Actually, it's not an insecure idea. Multiple users can log on to your Mac remotely at the same time, so why not allow them to do it "in person." Basically, when you switch a user, the control of the screen gets handed to the new user. The old users' processes are hidden and are not allowed to draw to the screen (quartz won't allow it). When the user logs out or switches back, drawing permission is handed back. I believe the hooks for drawing permissions are already in the OS, so they just have to work on the functionality of actually switching to another user.<br><br>To see the drawing permission in action, open a terminal, "su" to another user and try to open an app by typing "open /Applications/Navigator.app" (for example). You'll see permission being denied. I believe in early betas of OS X, another user could do open an app (I can't remember for certain, though).<br><br>
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