[haiku-commits] Re: r40306 - haiku/trunk/src/kits/interface

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 15:39:47 +0100 (MET)

Ryan Leavengood<leavengood@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Friday, January 28, 2011, John Scipione <jscipione@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > That way, the mouse will never appear on top of the menu and so
> > you can never accidentally select an item without moving the mouse.
> I tested on Linux with GTK in Chrome and that is indeed how it works
> and I think it may be better indeed. I know we try not to just copy
> other OSes willy nilly but this may be a case where their behavior is
> better and our behavior (and even that from BeOS) is just not as good.

That should indeed be the default behavior, however, there still needs a 
mechanism if the menu is too large to do so (ie. it should still behave 
correctly in this case).
It's an edge case, though, so getting it right for the normal case is 
definitely more important :-)


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