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helloSystem: Pre-alpha FreeBSD project chases simplicity and elegance by taking cues from macOS

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Re: Well...

I use macOS and Linux desktops, and prefer top-edge by quite a large amount. For the aiming speed yes, but also I only need space for one menubar on screen, which gives me more real-estate for multiple windows - useful on a laptop screen. Given most Window systems already have some form of status bar with wifi status, clocks etc up there, it's real-estate that's already in use.

Secondly, the UI doesn't become problematic when I have a wider menu bar than the width of my active window. Think small, widget-type windows: with local menus you often need a special type of UI for this sort of control, as the window isn't big enough. Not the case with top-edge windows, meaning things are more consistent.

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