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Re: Noise doesn't comply to HIG
It's just weird to me that closing Noise doesn't have the same result as
closing everything else. I understand what it's going for, I think I just
don't have the workflow it expects or something. Let's see what design team
says about your feedback.
On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 10:36 AM, Nishant Agrwal <
> Could you elaborate on why you didn't like it?
> Here's my rationale for proposing the closing/hiding behaviour:
> I think the way most people use music players is - start the player,
> choose the song, and close the window. Basically, the player window's only
> functionality is to allow choosing the song and managing playlists, etc. So
> throughout the application's use, the window remains largely unused. Also,
> because Pantheon supports a multiple workspace layout, our users might be
> in a different workspace from where they started the music player when they
> need to bring up the window again (perhaps to change a song). Clicking on
> the Noise icon on the dock would take them back to the other workspace,
> when all they wanted to do was to quickly select a song and get back to
> their work. Hiding and un-hiding the window could make the window show on
> the current workspace.
> Of course this behaviour could be implemented for all apps while sticking
> to minimize by changing the dock's behaviour as Daniel had suggested some
> time back, but this would not integrate well with other DEs. This also
> raises the general design question: Should applications intended to be run
> mostly in the background (think torrent clients, instant messaging) be
> bound to a particular workspace?
> Just my two cents.
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 8:35 PM, Cody Garver <cody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> After using it a while, I decided I don't like this behavior.
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 8:53 AM, Nishant Agrwal <
> nishantagrwal12993@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I was reading this page of the HIG:
>> I couldn't help noticing that the page specifically mentions the expected
>> behaviour from a music player, yet Noise minimizing instead of hiding the
>> window completely. Just thought I'd point it out. Thoughts?
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