Re: default panel configuration


On Tue, 2003-01-07 at 09:38, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Mark McLoughlin">
> > 2003-01-07  Mark McLoughlin  <mark skynet ie>
> > 
> >         * add the
> >         "Show Desktop Button" applet to the left of the tasklist
> >         on the bottom panel and make the bottom panel fully
> >         transparent.
> Oh man, I thought you were joking. I don't think this is a good idea, for a
> number of reasons:
>   - most applets still look like total arse on transparent/pixmap/colour
>     panels
>   - icons on the desktop will sit under the bottom panel and look 'clipped'
>     or disappear altogether (depending on the size of the panel)
>   - weird invisible stuff is a bit confusing for new users, whilst it is
>     cool eye candy action for users who know what they're doing - thus, it
>     ought to be turn-on-able rather than on-by-default

	All good reasons. I'll change it back again.
> I have a packet of fruit pastilles melting on my desk.

	I think it'll be easier if I just get up off me arse and go to the shop

Good Luck,

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