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Welcome to guidebook, a website dedicated to preserving and showcasing Graphical User Interfaces, as well as various materials related to them.
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Site last updated on 6th October 2006:
two articles about Xerox: “Xerox xooms toward the office of the future” and “The lab that ran away from Xerox”, and a funny essay about... the cow metaphor
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Check out exclusive posters commemorating various obsolete GUI elements and applications:

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Did you know...
Desk Accessories in Mac OS (such as Calculator and Stickies) were originally called “desk ornaments.” Link points to external site
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Featured GUIBeOS R5.0.1 Personal Edition
BeOS R5 was the last release of this interesting multimedia operating system before Be, Inc. went out of business. BeOS sports an interesting, very responsive GUI, which is refreshing, even if a little bit underdone.


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Featured componentWelcome splash
This is how four different operating systems (Mac OS 9, Mac OS X 10.3, Red Hat 9 and Amiga’s Workbench) look while launching. Check out how other GUIs say “coming right up!”


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Featured iconQNX Momentics icons
QNX Momentics 6 has something for everyone – small, cute, old-style icons, and their bigger, more artistic equivalents. What’s best, you have a really hard time deciding which set is more attractive.


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