[whatwg] modal and modeless windows

Rimantas Liubertas rimantas at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 07:05:44 PDT 2005

On 6/27/05, Karl Pongratz <karlhp at karlhp.com> wrote:
> Beside that, how many desktop applications do you know which don't use
> modal and modeless windows?

The fact that some applications use modal windows does not necessarily
mean that it is a good idea. In fact, all the books I've read on
interface design say that modal windows are bad idea. At least they
are used mostly in the bad way.


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