Re: Usability of the GTK+ 2 file open dialog

On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 14:22 +0100, Piotr Legiecki wrote:
> Użytkownik Clemens Eisserer napisał:
> >>>Is anyone else equally frustrated?
> > 
> > 
> > Me too, I simply can't understand who came how in the idea to design
> > such a fileopen dialog.
> > All file-dialogs follow almost the same style, just GTK does its own
> > thing and in my opinion its design has no benefits but just causes
> > frustration (at least this is true for me).
> That is very strange indeed. What reasons were used to create such
> an terrible, useless nonsens etc thing. Once upon a time there was

OS X's file selector is almost identical to GTK2's.  That's probably
where the inspiration came from.


> Intuition library with its simple, robust, *intuitive* asl file 
> requester. But it was in the good ald computing days, where people were 
> think (IMHO) in more stright forward way. what happens now (gnome, gtk 
> fopen dialog for example) is beyond my understanding. That is not the 
> way I like that the computers are going.
> Where are those minds who created MUI, asl, reqtools and so on? Yes 
> these thing are from Amiga world.
> Just my 2 cents.
> Regards
> Piotr L.
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