Comment on MenuEverywhere

Have you ever wondered why an application's menu bar is at the very top of your screen and not at the top of the application window in OS X?

It is a deliberate design decision: it's all about Fitts's Law.

Since the top of you screen has an infinite border, you can just throw your cursor at the top of a menu bar item and click. The menu bar is not hard to reach. Putting the menu bar inside the application window's title space actually makes it harder to click items, since the clickable area there is much, much smaller. Notice how you have to slow down a bit to reach the items there.

It's ironic that this application actually counters a conscious interface decision by Apple.