Re: UI freeze break request for GNOME Shell

On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 1:18 PM, Florian Müllner <fmuellner gnome org> wrote:
> Hey!
> I am really sorry for this, but I'd like to request another freeze
> break for GNOME Shell. As you may know, notifications in the message
> tray now spot a small close button, which may be used to dismiss the
> notification. While we managed to match the mockups pretty well, the
> designers did not agree at all with the implemented behavior of the
> button once they actually were able to try the code[0] - which was
> fairly late unfortunately.
> Yesterday we finally managed to land the requested changes to master,
> but unless we push out a 3.6.2 release including those, we will give
> users six months to become accustomed to the "wrong" behavior, making
> the change far more painful than necessary.
> I have done a quick check on the documentation, it does not look like
> either behavior is currently documented; in terms of code, the changes
> are very small and unintrusive. So my only concern is really to
> irritate users by pushing a change like this in a stable series, which
> is of course far from ideal. Still, I believe it will be much more
> disruptive at a later point, so including it in a 3.6.2 release
> constitutes the lesser evil in my opinion.
> Thoughts?

Sounds like a fairly convincing argument to me. +1 from me.

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