Re: Trying the shell
- From: Sriram Ramkrishna <sri ramkrishna me>
- To: Mark Curtis <merkinman hotmail com>
- Cc: gnome-shell-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Trying the shell
- Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2009 19:10:45 -0800
Like most things, present a good argument with good data and the ui will change. We are trying to provide the best user experience here.
On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 6:42 PM, Mark Curtis <merkinman hotmail com>
So basically "We don't care what you want, we're doing it this way"?
> Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2009 02:39:35 +0000
> Subject: Re: Trying the shell
> From: greg gkn me uk
> To: gnome-shell-list gnome org
> 2009/11/21 Steven Stern <subscribed-lists sterndata com
> > * Not all my applets transferred. Can I add applets to the top bar?
> > Specifically, weather.
> No. The sidebar is planned to replace this functionality. (Mind, the
> sidebar is not even fully designed yet).
> > * Is there a halfway point between showing on the currently active
> > window name next to "activities" on the top bar and the Windows style of
> > showing all open apps on the bar? Sometimes I need to remember what I'm
> > actually doing or have an easy way to flip back and forth among windows.
> > Alt-Tab isn't quite it.
> The overview is supposed to do that. Click Activities or just point at
> the top-left corner.
> Showing only the current activity is intended to reduce distractions
> from other apps when you're focusing on a single task. It also removes
> the need for certain programs to “hide out of the way” in the
> notification area.
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