yeah everybody can argue because it's one of the simple changes, say unlike discussion the IO
scheduler. So it gets to bikeshedding.
But really, the button placement is not worse or better it's just different.
But 'different' really means something for usability, because a lot of theory is argues that it's
important to form good habits so that actions become unconscious. David Norman a good
articles about the real world and everyday actions, and closely related is the idea of the
formation of habits.
The problem is changing another persons habits. Think about how hard it is for you to change
bad, and to get other people to change theirs. It's not a problem over time, but you or others will
If you use a system often and the buttons are always the place, it's not going to be a problem.
You will get used to it.