Re: gnome-shell-list Digest, Vol 9, Issue 2

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:52 AM, Jon Nettleton<jon nettleton gmail com> wrote:
> *snip*
>> This is the best thing that could happen to Gnome's usability IMO. I
>> would very much like to have this in the final 3.0 version and if it's
>> not there it would be pity. I think that there are still some design
>> issues such as coolness and like usability but I guess the first one is
>> going to wait a bit. The one most visible is the repetition of data in
>> the panel and the window's titlebar. Maybe one solution is to have in
>> the titlebar display only the name of the application + icon and the top
>> panel - the filename and app icon thus making the breadcrumbs associated
>> with document model and an easy way to navigate documents. But then how
>> we would control applications that could use more than one docs (e.g.
>> several tabs in FF or some pictures in gimp)?
> Thanks for the input.  I was already thinking about doing something like
> this to help differentiate information and make the crumbs look cleaner.
> The best I could come up with was to display the wm_class as the
> windowcrumb text.  It is a bit abusive I think but works visually.
> I have also added the code so the workspace crumb only shows up if there
> are multiple workspaces.  This gets us back to the simple use case for
> basic users.  I am just brutishly showing the workspace crumb when
> multiple workspaces are there.  This should have an animation where the
> window crumb slides over and the workspace crumb fades in.  I will get
> to that after I finish up window notifications.
>> P.S.
>> Your screencast is generally good but you might consider slowing down a
>> bit the movements of your mouse so that everybody can follow it and
>> maybe adding some bg sound ;)
> Thanks for the input I will keep it in mind.  This was just a quick
> screencast to show the functionality I was providing.  Anyone is more
> than welcome to grab my branch and make a better one.

woops forgot the obligatory screenshots.


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]