Panel plugin UI guidelines

Diego Ongaro ongardie at
Sat Dec 15 20:30:05 CET 2007

On Dec 15, 2007 5:53 AM, Christian Dywan <christian at> wrote:
> Am Thu, 13 Dec 2007 22:33:39 -0600
> schrieb "Diego Ongaro" <ongardie at>:
> > Your thoughts?
> >
> > [1]
> >
> > -Diego Ongaro
> I find interface consistency very important and providing guidelines to
> assist developers seems like a very good idea. I like the idea to have
> the guide in a wiki page subdivided in Mature and Draft so that new
> volunteers can easily help out.

I have no idea who you are, but it sounds like you're volunteering. Please?

> I suggest the guide should make good use of example screenshots and/ or
> sketches. This makes reading a textheavy page like this much more
> agreeable.

Yes, I agree. Certainly any mature guidelines should be clearer and
have screenshots and/or diagrams.

> A question about the naming: what about naming this Panel HIG?
So Microsoft calls them "User Experience Guidelines", Apple and Gnome
use HIG, and KDE uses User Interface Guidelines. I certainly want to
limit the scope of these guidelines to the panel, but it doesn't
matter to me whether we call it the ^Panel (UE|HI|UI)G$.


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