date displayed in panel by default?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Tue Jun 5 13:59:15 UTC 2012

On Tuesday, June 05, 2012 03:36:01 PM Harald Sitter wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at> 
> > On Tuesday, June 05, 2012 03:11:01 PM Harald Sitter wrote:
> >> anyone got strong feelings about not displaying the date by default in
> >> the panel?
> >> 
> >> right now it is colorwise disaligned with the time making it look
> >> weird, plus not having the date there IMHO makes it look less crowded
> >> and more homogeneous with the statusnotifiers
> > 
> > Personally, I like it the way it is.  Is it enough of an issue to deviate
> > from upstream on?
> FWIW, if we decide to keep it someone needs to find the courage to fix
> the color issue.

Did this get reported upstream?

Scott K

> > I also think it's slightly more natural that clicking on something that
> > shows time and date gives you a calendar than something that just shows
> > the time.
> Hm. yes, "slightly. I have seen quite a few time display units with
> date display as well, though I assume most of them did not pop out a
> calendar when touched, then again I could not say for sure as I did
> not feel prompted to touch them. Calendars popping out of time
> displays is a major affordance headache in general I think.
> HS

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