Re: Fitts's Law, or do you _really_ know how to make a good UI?

On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 07:58:25PM -0500, Damon McGraw <> said
> How much of a change would it be to allow the menu bar location to be
> configurable? I know that KDE does something along these lines, i.e.
> allows the user to configure applications to use a Mac-style menubar.
> Could Gnome?

This will only work if all the applications the user uses are gnome/gtk.
This won't do anything for apps using the athena widgets or motif or any
other toolkit.  This would be very inconsistent, and people might blame gnome
for it.

Geoffrey Reedy                   Student Network System Administrator                    Illinois Math and Science Academy

"Unix-to-Unix Copy Program;" said PDP-1.  "You will never find a more
wretched hive of bugs and flamers.  We must be cautious."
				-- DECWARS

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