Re: moving windows above the top panel

On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 23:24, Eugenia Loli-Queru wrote:

> I hope the Gnome HIG at least is updated to include instructions about 
> window sizes for common resolutions. 

The draft version does suggest that the default size of a window should
be "no larger than 480 pixels wide and 640 pixels high" and that "your
application should be usable at 600 by 400 pixels", but that's about it.

> I have asked this 3-4 times already in 
> the last 2 years. Who is responsible for the HIG here btw? I can't find 
> anyone to send an email directly and have this discussed (the hig mailing 
> list was full of spam the last time I checked).

The HIG mailing list is long dead; please file bugs against the HIG in
bugzilla and/or discuss them either on the usability mailing list or on


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

Any opinions are personal and not necessarily those of Sun Microsystems

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