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GNOME 3 Does Away With The Maximize And Minimize Buttons

Mar 03, 2011, 16:36 (13 Talkback[s])


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"If you remember the development leading up to Ubuntu 10.10, you might remember the outcry over the decision to shift the windows controls buttons from the right to the left. Well, GNOME 3 is going for something more extreme - they have decided to actually remove the maximize and minimize buttons all together.

"This decision was announced by Owen Taylor, who wrote to the GNOME-Shell mailing list:

"In the end, I think with GNOME 3 we need to emphasize design coherency and slickness - what is different and better, and that actually is more important than being 100% sure we perfectly meet everybody's workflow."

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