One of the annoying things about Win32 has always been the fixed sized dialogs. You know how it is when some program pops up a dialog with a lot of information in it, but is modal and small (presumably so it will fit on 640×480 screens, or worse). Then you are stuck scrolling around….
I always liked that gtk based apps nearly always gave you non modal dialogs so you could resize as needed. In fact, since the default was non-modal lazy programmers almost never bothered to do anything else.
So Fedora-10, yum pops up a notification that a system error has occurred blah blah. Click for more information and I get: