Re: Screen sizes

On Fri, Jul 24, 1998 at 08:28:16PM -0400, John Kodis wrote:
> > Maybe just checking the screen dimensions on startup and deciding that
> > small mode should be used on 800x600 displays ..
> > I doubt we should limit ourselves to anything smaller ...
> One of the things that I dislike about most MS apps is that on startup
> they take over the entire screen, and seldom work well when given a
> limited area to work in.  Even though I have plenty of screen
> real-estate, I prefer working with several partial-screen applications
> sharing this space.
> Svelte application layouts: they're not just for low-res displays anymore.

I don't think an app should go and take up space on a high res display ...
what I meant was that if an app finds itself strapped for space it would
show a more compressed interface ...


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