[maemo-developers] Moving windows in Maemo

From: Riku Voipio riku.voipio at movial.fi
Date: Thu Apr 12 14:33:51 EEST 2007
Mika Yrjölä wrote:
> For me, the main benefit for being able to move the dialogs around at
> will would be the ability to position the dialog so that no
> information relevant for deciding how to react to the dialog is hidden
> below it. While the current default of the dialog changing to display
> just a wireframe of its geometry of course allows user to see what's
> below, it's not possible to interact with the dialog while looking at
> the information and vice versa. 
The UI should not use a dialog if it ends up hiding relevant information 
it... IMNHO current UI overuses dialogs. Just count how many popup dialogs
you need to get a http proxy set for a new wlan connection...

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