kwin default window button order.

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Thu Nov 22 00:54:01 GMT 2007

On Wednesday 21 November 2007, Dirk Mueller wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 November 2007, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> >  No, nothing has happened yet, besides Aaron committing the patch without
> > changing the defaults. Right now it's waiting on me to make up my mind,
> > read what others have said (your "lots" is 4, BTW, if I'm counting right,
> > with 2 people saying close on the right and 2 close on the left) and
> > select the new layout if any (and hey, I had a weekend).
> I'm fine with putting minimize to the left side (at most), but close and
> maximize should stay on the right side, together with a spacer inbetween.

minimize on the left with the other buttons on the right wouldn't make much 
sense. the point is keeping the close button by itself, otherwise you may as 
well shove every button over there.

it's a matter of categorization and positioning, with the aim to make it 
easier for people to sort it out. there's also the Fitt's Law issue with 
having maximize in the top left, though few seem to care about that (granted, 
it mostly benefits people using maximized windows)

i know that there are people who are very used to all the buttons being on the 
right and don't like it any other way. i'm just not sure that's a good enough 
reason to submit everyone else to that as a default.

anyways, i'm happy with letting lubos do whatever he deems Good Enough(tm) for 
his window manager.

Aaron J. Seigo
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