RE: 2.4 Proposed Modules - gok
- From: Murray Cumming Comneon com
- To: calum benson sun com, jdub perkypants org
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org, gnome-accessibility-list gnome org
- Subject: RE: 2.4 Proposed Modules - gok
- Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 09:28:49 +0200
> From: Calum Benson [mailto:calum benson sun com]
> On Thu, 2003-05-08 at 16:03, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > Ahr, I just found this too. Interesting that the HIG team chose
> > Apply/Cancel/OK instead of Apply/Revert/Close. I will bring
> this up on
> > usability list at some stage, to see why it was done like that.
> It was done like this to give instant and explicit apply
> dialogs as big
> a visual difference as reasonably possible. This way, "Close" always
> means instant apply, and "OK" always means explicit apply.
So, there's still some disagreement about the perfect button combination for
non-instant-apply dialogs. But until, or if, that conversation resolves
itself, let's all remember that consistency itself is good, so I hope we all
use the HIG recommendation until the HIG recommendation changes. You'd all
do that anyway, but I'd just thought I'd say it in case anyone was tempted.
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