Re: Menus - I dont' get gnome2 (reprise)

On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 04:27:38AM +0000, Rob Brown-Bayliss wrote:
> > Yes, there was such an item. Among Close, Exit, Quit, Kill, and whatever
> > other such things there may be, most people will not know what the
> > differences are between them. This should be apparent if you watch
> > people use Microsoft Office or ask them about using it. (Microsoft
> > apparently does and has already started making changes, or so I hear.)
> And all really beside the point.
> I understand the concept of "joe sixpack wont get it" and realise that
> this is why a whole lot of usefull stuff is missing.
> It's a shame teh gnome 2 developers didn't take a good look at the way
> nautilus used to do it, that is having some items hidden from users who
> choose to represent them selves as a novice etc.

It was looked at and rejected. Search the archives for discussion of
user levels.

Greg Merchan

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