Re: Reducing the number of special uris in gnome

On Fri, Jun 28, 2002 at 11:42:39AM -0400, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On 27 Jun 2002, Dave Bordoley wrote:
> > In general this is bad from a ui perspective, since they are not
> > connected in a meaningful way (no hierarchy like a file system just
> > random locations). I have a solution. 
> I think you are doing a major error in this thinking. Normal people (i.e. 
> not unix hackers) in general don't think hierarchies are that easy to 
> understand. Ever tried to explain the unix filesystem tree concept to 
> someone who just wanted to change his desktop background and then go on 
> getting his work done?
> Most peoples mind work spatially. You remember specific places, such as 
> "the place where the settings are", and not the location of it in some 
> abstract hierarchy. 

You don't address letters very often then, I assume?

- Dick

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