Re: [Usability] Annoying hot spot location

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On Wednesday, November 23, 2011, Allan Caeg <allancaeg ubuntu com> wrote:
> Looping in gnome-shell gnome org
> On Wednesday, November 23, 2011, Calum Benson <calum benson oracle com> wrote:
>> Hi Bill,
>> On 20 Nov 2011, at 19:51, Bill Wohler wrote:
>>> One gentleman noted on the Debian mailing list that the current hot spot
>>> location is annoying because whether you have a full-screen window, or a
>>> window in the upper left-hand corner, an application's File menu or
>>> browser's back button is very close by. This is a big problem. I
>>> accidently hit the hot spot dozens of times a day as well, so his post
>>> moved me to forward his idea to you. He suggested moving the hot spot to
>>> the lower left, which makes sense since the hot spot for the
>>> notifications in the lower right.
>> This certainly sounds like an annoyance. Of course, the reason the top-left corner was chosen is because that's where the Activities menu is, which makes the hot corner behaviour more discoverable than it might be otherwise. So I'm not sure how the designers would feel about simply moving it to a different corner, but that's not to say there isn't a good solution to be reached.
>> To ensure it gets best attention, I would suggest either filing a report against gnome-shell at, or sending your concerns to the gnome-shell gnome org mailing list instead, where more of the gnome-shell designers and developers hang out.
>> Regards,
>> Calum.
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>> CALUM BENSON, Interaction Designer     Oracle Corporation Ireland Ltd.
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> Allan Caeg
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Allan Caeg
User Experience Designer and Senior Product Manager
+63 918 948 2520

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