Re: Window Resizer Grip Inventory

On Sun, 2004-08-15 at 14:52 -0300, Steven Garrity wrote:
> My new pet peeve in Gnome is the inconsistent application of the 
> window-resizer grip in the bottom right corner of windows.
> The Gnome Human Interface Guidelines state in the Statusbars section 
> (file:///home/steven/Desktop/hig-2.0/controls-status-bars.html) that 
> statusbars should:
> "Provide a drag handle in the bottom right corner of the status bar of 
> resizeable windows. Subclasses of GtkStatusbar should use the drag 
> handle provided by that class. A reimplementation of a status bar, which 
> is discouraged, should also reimplement the GtkStatusbar drag handle in 
> both appearance and function."
> I've done a quick and informal inventory of which apps in my Gnome-based 
> Fedora Core 2 setup do or don't have the resizer grip. This is not a 
> comprehensive inventory - I really just ran through my applications menu 
> and took some notes:

> Doesn't Have it:

>   - Yelp

Yelp has no status bar, and therefore no grippy.  I'd really like to be
able to pack the grippy in the unused square in the bottom right of a
scrolled area.  If anybody wants a grippy in Yelp, figure out how to do
that.  I won't add a status bar.


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