Follow up on Default Desktop Experinece for 11.04

Mark Shuttleworth mark at
Thu Apr 14 17:07:17 UTC 2011

On 13/04/11 22:14, Martin Pitt wrote:

Regarding systray support:

> But I want to point out that this is in no way a technical problem,
> it's purely a design decision.

The systray icons have major usability problems, which can't be worked
around. We simply won't move people forward unless we draw hard lines,
this is the hardest we can reasonably draw, and a softening of the
original goal of zero systray support in 11.04. The systray behaviour is
orthogonal from Unity-by-default, though.


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