Re: Volume handling proposal

On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 02:34:01PM +0100, Julien Olivier wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 14:28, Mark Finlay wrote:
> > > Note that this does not include the root, nor "Computer". I think
> > > these are not used often enough to require a desktop icon.
> > 
> > One option is to have a Computer/System/Go menu on the menu panel
> > something like this:
> > 
> > Go ->

Why not just use 'Locate', and then you don't have to use extra words.

As stated earlier, you don't need cd creator and fonts.

> For me, CD Creator should not be there. Clicking on "Cdrom Driver"
> should open the "CD creator" if the CD Rom is writable (not necessarily
> empty).

The problem here is that it's not obvious to a new person that clicking on
cdrom driver with a CD/R will get you that.  Personally, it hsould do
nothing and let them go to Application->Create CD or something.  Adding
multiple routes can be confusing.

> Also, "printers" and "fonts" shouldn't be there. They definitely belong

Yep I agree here.  Although having a nic eshortcuts to all your printers
would be nice.  But perhaps one could add a printers applet to have the same

> to a kind of control center because they are not really locations. The
> fact that you can drop fonts to the fonts:// vfs doesn't justify its
> presence in the go menu IMO. And for the same reason, there shouldn't be
> a "themes" entry in this menu.

You don't generally install a lot of fonts anyways.  At least not
frequently. (Unless you're a graphic artist or something)


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