Picasa's UI is just too interesting. In a world of applications where they all work the same and rarely improve on anything Picasa has done some awesome things with their GUI.
Here is an awesome blog on it:
This leads me to think that the same UI should be able to be created by using SVG or Flash instead of just loading up static images.
I'm very interested in projects like Neoswiff and Xamlon. Anyone that has experience with this kind of stuff let me know I'd like to speak with you.
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