Minimizing and Maximizing the Ribbon

There were some questions in the comments in the last few days about working with the Ribbon minimized (which I do a lot, but not exclusively).  In a nice piece of chance timing, Jensen wrote a short piece (UI blog) on how the Ribbon has been improved in this area post-beta.  Please check it out:

The post includes a short movie so you can see the auto-collapsing behaviour he explains in the post.