Re: minimize-to-tile would make for a more seamless experience


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.
>>>> 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
>>> 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.
> Jon,
> 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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