Re: lock down features

just thinking
lock implies security

this is very definately not about security

could we possibly use the metaphor that widgets are 'frozen' or perhaps
something else that would mentally help suggest that settings are only
fixed to prevent them accidentally being changed.

On 20 Nov 2002, Calum Benson wrote:

> Date: 20 Nov 2002 11:36:00 +0000
> From: Calum Benson <calum benson sun com>
> To: Glynn Foster <glynn foster sun com>
> Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
> Subject: Re: lock down features
> On Wed, 2002-11-20 at 08:38, Glynn Foster wrote:
> > MacOSX has a little lock icon whenever the preferences are locked down -
> > this to me was a pretty nice touch, although a little unobvious at first
> > that you were unable to lock it by clicking on it and entering in a
> > password.
> I'd be interested to have a look at it and see how well it works on the
> Mac, but some potential niggles could be:

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