Re: 2.3 Proposed Features

On Thu, 2003-02-06 at 05:32, Mark McLoughlin wrote:

> 	I think the difference between the panel and the toolbar in this case
> is that what the panel contains is configurable by the user - its like a
> customisable shortcut bar. I'd imagine a user would quickly begin to
> remember what each launcher on her panel is (discovered using the
> tooltips) and the label would become useless.

I think another danger (perhaps not insurmountable) is that launchers
with labels to their right could look confusingly similar to a window
list-- or, in the case of launchers with their labels below them, just
different enough from the window list to look inconsistenly ugly :)


CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer       Sun Microsystems Ireland
mailto:calum benson sun com            GNOME Desktop Group                      +353 1 819 9771

Any opinions are personal and not necessarily those of Sun Microsystems

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