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Re: [Bug 682788] Re: Improve Unity Global Menu


2013/1/28 Chad Germann <cgermann@xxxxxxxxx>

> >in other words: show the title of the window
> >whenever the mouse is on the top bar but outside the menu area
> And we don't see the problem with this whole thing by how many words it
> took to type that?

Actually, my "other words" are pretty few. You bet I would have employed a
lot less words if I described this in Spanish, which is the language I

  Question one Why do I need to see the application name on a full
> screened application if I set it to full screen I am pretty sure I will
> remember what that application was

I agree, but some people might argue the name of the document is useful to
know, even on a maximized window. Obviously, on a non-maximized window, the
vanishing menu is pure nonsense, let alone the softly truncated application
name when the menu appears. This behaviour has never been rationally
explained (probably because it can't be) and responds only to some personal
aesthetic preferences (guess who's...).

> There are a Whole Family of applications
> and most of them are the Type //people use to get work Done// that
> heavily use the Applications menu.

That's the whole reason this bug exists and is shared by so many people
here... I think the proposed solutions would alleviate the main problem
which you have defined very well. It's still hard to understand why
Canonical/Shuttleworth believes this is a minor or non-issue and keeps
postponing the implementation of a solution (or leaving it up to the
"petulants") that seems to be clearly resolved from a design point of view.

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