Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] New rhythmbox mockup

On 12/6/05, Alan <alan ufies org> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 07:16:43PM +0100, Martin Jeppesen wrote:
> > > The interface of this mockup will also blend in nicely with the other
> > > gnome mediaplayer; Totem.
> >
> > It could be very interesting to know why the Totem folks setteled for
> > the control toolbar at the bottom.
> >
> > I think Totem is the only (?) Gnome program that have the toolbar at
> > the bottom, so they most have giving it some thought, and found an
> > good argument for doing so.
> Most likely a reflection of other media players out there.  WMP, WMP
> classic, quicktime and xine all have the controls at the bottom.

This may also be a reflection of physical audio equipment.  Tape decks
always had the controls under the tape itself.  There was nothing on
top of your record player.  That sort of thing.  Just what people
became used to.

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