Re: minimize-to-tile would make for a more seamless experience
- From: William Jon McCann <william jon mccann gmail com>
- To: "Jason D. Clinton" <me jasonclinton com>
- Cc: gnome-shell-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: minimize-to-tile would make for a more seamless experience
- Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 14:43:57 -0500
On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 8:38 PM, Jason D. Clinton <me jasonclinton com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 13:47, Jason D. Clinton <me jasonclinton com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 13:15, Sriram Ramkrishna <sri ramkrishna me> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 8:23 AM, William Jon McCann
>>>> Yes. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=604237
>>>> I thought we were on track for that but it seems not. I recommend
>>>> that everyone make that gconf change to disable min and max buttons
>>>> though. I've been using it that way.
>>> This might prove controversial, I think we'll need to put a FAQ on it on
>>> gnome3.org to explain the design decision on it. Personally, this will work
>>> well as long as the transition to overview is fast enough.
>> I could articulate the minimize removal rationale to someone who asks
>> but what's the design rationale for the maximize button removal?
>> What's the status of a "send to back" button to replace the
>> functionality of minimize?
>> Also, I would rather not make a video about these but I suspect the
>> change will be interesting enough to warrant mention in the context of
>> a winder video of the design principals.
> I know that you're busy but if you don't have time to answer the above
> questions could you at least tell me if I'm making marketing assets
> with or without these buttons?
> Any communication would be helpful.
You'll have to ask Owen about this I think.
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