show/hide button

Kok, Auke sofar at
Wed Jun 25 19:49:42 CEST 2008

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Why is it necessary?  What's wrong with the panel's autohide behavior? 
> I feel like this is a niche feature that isn't really a great idea to 
> put in the panel proper...  Tho adding a way to allow plugins to change 
> autohide behavior might not be a bad idea.

Think netbook/mid: no keyboard, mouse navigation is not there. Stylus navigation
is prevalent and having an arrow at all times in a screen corner to popup/hide the
entire menu is a very practical way ... you can't stylus your way to open the menu
in any case.


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