Re: [Epiphany] Re: Bookmarks usability

On Wed, 2003-06-25 at 13:44, David Adam Bordoley wrote:
> Igor Lev writes: 
> > I have been using the epiphany bookmarking system pretty extensively
> > over the last couple of weeks now and I am really starting to appreciate
> > it's usefulness. However, a pet peeve keeps coming up again and again.
> > Each time I want to bookmark a page I instinctively click on the add a
> > bookmark button and then realize that the topic I want to use for this
> > bookmark does not exist yet. This means that I have to go to the
> > bookmark menu again and choose edit bookmarks, then file in that window
> > then create new bookmark. I believe that there might be some user
> > support for a quick "Create Topic" button in the _add bookmark_ menu.
> > Since that operation is very minimal in the edit bookmarks menu, I don't
> > believe that this will disrupt the current layout of the bookmark system
> > too much. I was just wondering what everyone else thought about this
> > idea, since it would make adding bookmarks a much easier and smoother
> > process but at the same time it does "ruin" the clear adding/editing
> > separation hierarchy Epiphany has right now. 
> > -- 
> I think that putting a new topic or maybe add topic entry in the bookmarks 
> menu might be a good idea. My main objection has always been that 
> adding/removing topics should not be done from within the new bookmark 
> dialog since it adds unneeded complexity to it. Your proposal should work 
> well actually. Since the new bookmark dialog is not modal, a user could do 
> bookmark->new topic, the new topic magically gets added to the existing new 
> bookmark dialog and then the user can add that topic to the bookmark. Please 
> file a bugzilla bug with this suggestion although i'm not sure if this could 
> get into 1.0. (up to marco) 

I agree it's a good idea. I think it can go in 1.0, it's a small
interface change, not a feature.


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