Just thought i'd share this as there is a topic for it now...
I heard somewhere about an app called rox-filer which is a nice small file manager written in py-gnome.
I followed it up a bit more and found the window manager as well.
It is an attempt to put Risc OS (Acorn) onto X and looks good so far :-)
If i didn't swear by Qt/KDE so much, i would change.
It also looks like a good place to start Python Programming, so im looking at it with interest.
The address is: