coryisatm at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 21 16:46:03 GMT 2008
Sumit Agarwal wrote:
> I fully agree. I like the OS X border-less style, but of course that
> necessitates a compositing engine + drop shadows.
> I think a very minimal window border would go a long way to
> professionalizing and de-cartooning the GNOME desktop. As I see it right
> now, the wide borders reflect the very annoying hard-outlined GNOME
> style icons. This is a trend that seems to be self-perpetuating for no
> good reason (look at the icon sheets for Firefox 3. See the Linux set?
> Why are we making new icons that look like they're stuck in 1998?).
Issue with this is you lose the ability to resize the windows properly.
A less than 3px border is very hard to grab and 0px means only being
able to grab the corners.
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