also there are only three choices of where to put it and no choice at all for color and transparency so in the aesthetics department drag thing still has it beat but i am intrigued by the multifunctionality; whether elegance has violently won over complexity remains to be seen.
while browsing the apple site i ran across a link to launch bar. i paid for it immediately because i saw immediately that it is indispensable. now i just have to remember it is there so i can stop clicking around for stuff.
should go learn unix now. the week is almost over.