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Unless you take what the man said to be 'never ever change the UI ever', which it doesn't seem that way, then I don't think it would of made much of a difference.
DiCarlo: Everybody hates Firefox updates
Posted Jul 7, 2012 12:13 UTC (Sat) by bojan (subscriber, #14302)
Sure, one has to remove the current app screen on a smartphone that has 150k pixels all up, in order to show the menu. Doing this on my laptop that has ten times more is nonsense. Plenty of space for everything.
Posted Jul 9, 2012 1:23 UTC (Mon) by drag (subscriber, #31333)
That's a completely bogus statement. There isn't much to discuss further, unfortunately.
Posted Jul 9, 2012 8:11 UTC (Mon) by bojan (subscriber, #14302)
Posted Jul 9, 2012 15:02 UTC (Mon) by pkolloch (subscriber, #21709)
In the 90s I used to retreat to text console only from time to time and I felt incredibly productive. It made it very easy to focus on the task for me.
Now, it might not be a surprise to you that I love Gnome 3 except of some details (chatting feels awful to me).
With all the complaining about Gnome 3 I wonder if it is possible to create a good shell for everyone.
Posted Jul 12, 2012 0:53 UTC (Thu) by bojan (subscriber, #14302)
Nobody is doubting the usefulness of being left along with the task at hand. It's just that Gnome 2 could do that just fine, if with minor tweaks (autohide panel, turn off notifications, maximise window). Forcing everyone to endure constant expose animations and change of views just to achieve the supposed peace was the mistake I was talking about.
Posted Jul 12, 2012 20:58 UTC (Thu) by dashesy (subscriber, #74652)
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