Re: [Usability] Reasoning behind default panel setup?
- From: Calum Benson <Calum Benson Sun COM>
- To: zuh iki fi
- Cc: usability gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Usability] Reasoning behind default panel setup?
- Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 17:36:08 +0000
On Tue, 2006-01-10 at 23:01 +0200, Kalle Vahlman wrote:
> On 1/10/06, David Tenser <djst mozilla gmail com> wrote:
> > The reason why I'm posting about all this here is because I was
> > recommended to do so by gnome-panel developer Vincent Untz. I see three
> > general problems with the current default panel layout:
> > 1. Icons are very small on a 24px panel.
> Although I use 800x600 a lot (which is even more space-concerned than
> what I percieve as "normal" resolution), I'd have to second bigger
> icons. 8 pixels allocated from application space to prettier icons is
> well worth it (and makes bigger targets too).
FWIW, the panel infrastructure used to support different default layouts
for different screen sizes, but I've a feeling Mark might have removed
that stuff now because nobody ever used it.
CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer Sun Microsystems Ireland
mailto:calum benson sun com Java Desktop System Group
http://ie.sun.com +353 1 819 9771
Any opinions are personal and not necessarily those of Sun Microsystems
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