Comment 115 for bug 532633

So in the *ahem* "light" of this declaration, should we file bugs for applications that do not consistently follow the "close goes on the left" style within closable UI elements like tabs - for instance, Nautilus (both in the sidebar and the file manager tabs) and Firefox? Shouldn't these apps be patched so to respect the window manager's preference?

There is poll data available: The Ubuntu Forums have a poll ( where 76% prefer the right side, and OMG Ubuntu has a similar poll ( with their readers preferring 79% to the right. Ubuntu Brainstorm has this issue as the #1 item with 611 votes for the right side versus -11 for the left (