Re: Replacing control center menus
- From: Toby Smithe <toby smithe gmail com>
- To: Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
- Cc: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>, Josselin Mouette <joss debian org>, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Replacing control center menus
- Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 07:40:30 +0000
On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 14:26 +0100, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 05:55 +0000, Toby Smithe wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 16:20 -0500, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > > Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > > > I'm not saying this is easy, especially for those coming from different
> > > > modules, but this would reduce the current number from 24 to 12. Which
> > > > is quite an acceptable number.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Hear hear!
> > >
> > > also remember that frequently settings can be moved to
> > > context-appropriate locations such as the file manager or other
> > > situation where the setting arises, instead of dumping all settings in a
> > > big central set of prefs dialogs.
> > But what about those who already know where the settings they want are?
> > They're going to have to learn all over again, which is a bad thing for
> > usability's sake. And why might a file manager be appropriate for global
> > settings? This just gets confusing...
> those people can just type what they are looking for in the search entry
> and not even look at the categories at all :-)
But I hope we do not move settings into other applications; like the
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