1) Dock. Check.
2) App Drawer and six little squares for the app drawer icon. Check. Check.
3) No minimizing. Check.
4) "Notifications" area. Check.
5) Optimized for single window. Check.
6) Open existing instance rather than new instance of apps. Check.
7) etc. etc. etc.
It shares more UI elements from iOS and Android then it does from the classic desktop, from which it only kept the application panel. They did this on purpose so don't try to rewrite history.