[Usability]Re: Notification Area guidelines

> WRT user expectation, my Windows-using (non-geek) friend came over the
> other day and hit the close button on my GAIM window.  He expected it to
> minimize, but since I wasn't using the GNOME version, it closed GAIM,
> and he got confused and a bit frustrated.
> (Now that I ask my girlfriend about it, she claims the Windows AIM has
> the close=reallyclose behavior, but I'm not sure where else the above
> friend would've learned his expectation from.)

Here's what I know:

Windows ICQ = really close
Windows MSN = just minimize

So basically Microsoft is setting a bad example with MSN. ;)

- Frank

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