On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 7:57 PM, Adam Jackson <ajax(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Wed, 2010-01-06 at 12:26 -0500, Fulko Hew wrote:
> Auto-scroll bar's would at least make it possible to work (even if its
> inconvenient); but without it, it's _impossible_ to use.
> The only alternative would be to re-design the UI based on expected
> hardware limitations.
It's funny you should say that.
We've had 800x600 as the expected minimum for _years_. Like, since it
was called Red Hat Linux. It's not even a particularly egregious
assumption, that's the fallback resolution for Windows 2k and later, and
it's the Gnome HIG minimum design size.
That's why anaconda has a fixed-size UI, and why that fixed size happens
to be 800x600.
Well minimum is fine; but it is also the maximum which is rather
sucks, it shouldn't be hardcoded to be always 800x600 even on a