On Aug 21, 2014 5:59 AM, "Michael Catanzaro" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-08-19 at 22:51 +0300, Elad Alfassa wrote:
> > * Have a name that is either short enough to not be elipsized by the
> > shell or immediately recognizable even when elipsized.
> This seems to vary based on screen resolution; the LibreOffice
> applications are not ellipsized on my desktop, but (without checking)
> I'm pretty sure they are on my laptop.
> desktop mailing list
Indeed, it does depend on screen resolution.
The GNOME 3 HIG draft says app launcher names should be shorter than 15 characters, and I think that's what we should have in our policy too.