Window Controls on the Right Side

John Moser john.r.moser at
Thu Apr 30 02:41:54 UTC 2015

On 04/29/2015 10:38 PM, Marc Deslauriers wrote:
> On 2015-04-29 10:23 PM, John Moser wrote:
>> I said most people are right-handed, and that the easiest way to tilt
>> your wrist or move your arm was out and away.  The top-right of your
>> screen is the easiest area of the screen to access--go ahead, try it.
> Right, so by that logic the close button should be as far away from that as
> possible, right? I mean, you definitely wouldn't want to hit it by mistake. :)

This comment is competing with my Elbonia comment for most hilarious in
this thread, and I think I may be losing.

You see my point, of course:  reaching up-left is slow and awkward;
bicycling 5 miles is faster and less exhausting than walking 2 (it takes
the same amount of energy to walk 1 mile as it does to bicycle 7 in the
same amount of time).

The menus would belong in the top-right if they weren't variable-width
and, generally, wide and complex.
> Marc.

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