The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Tuesday, 28 October 2003]

The cow goes metal

The Mac universe has long been aflutter with opinion about the brushed metal look Apple is putting on more and more of its applications:

Panther brushed metal

Source: Apple

So imagine my surprise when looking through some of the examples on MSDN. Gasp! Brushed metal is spreading.

Longhorn brushed metal

Source: MSDN

Who’d a thunk it?

UPDATE: This skin is called Slate and is one of the skins in the PDC build of Longhorn, which doesn’t include “Oh my God this is the best thing since sliced bread but we can’t show it to you” Aero.

Music: Shake Your Foundations by AC/DC

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