[kepler-dev] Welcome screen vs Splash screen
kruland at ku.edu
Wed Feb 15 09:01:28 PST 2006
The welcome screen and splash screen are both in the code now. Since
the Welcome screen simply has http urls (and doesn't do the whole sample
workflow selection thing) it would be perfectly reasonable to use that
as the splash instead of the current one. In any case, having both of
them is a little noisy during startup.
My vote would be to have the welcome screen completely replace the
splash. I'd get rid of the frame (ie, make undecorated) so the user
doesn't have minimize/maximize buttons, make it stay on top of the other
application windows, and consider changing the urls it points to. Are
the urls going to be documents distributed with the Kepler application -
or will they continue to be remote http urls?
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