Should Huevos be metal?

Should Huevos’ main search window be metallic?

There has been a ton of confusion over when metal is cool to use. Clearly the Human Interface Guidelines are largely ignored—especially by Apple. (Why is Safari metal?)

The docs state: “Avoid using the textured window appearance in applications or utilities that are unrelated to digital peripherals or to the data associated with these devices.”

This states unequivocally that Huevos (and Safari and some other apps) should definitely not use metal windows.

19 Feb 2003

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