Re: [Nautilus-list] Some comments on the "Nautilus 1.0FeatureList"
- From: Ross Burton <r burton 180sw com>
- To: Arlo Rose <arlo eazel com>
- Cc: nautilus-list lists eazel com
- Subject: Re: [Nautilus-list] Some comments on the "Nautilus 1.0FeatureList"
- Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2000 12:08:38 +0100
Arlo Rose wrote:
> >>> Open - Blah, blah, blah..
> >>> What if the user tries to open a txt-file and a jpg-file?
> >> It would open a Text editor and an Image editor. :-)
> > As a matter of interest, for multiple file-open selections like this,
> > does Nautilus ask for any confirmation? I've lost count of the number
> > of times on other systems that I've selected hundreds of files to move
> > or delete, then selected "open" by mistake and watched helplessly as it
> > dies a slow and painful death, its whole life flashing before me...
> Yes, if we encounter a user action that seems like an accident, we ask for
> conformation before zipping the user into file opening hell. :-)
> This will happen for any operation where the user may open over n number of
> windows unintentionally.
Except for highlighting a number of folders and then double-clicking.
The UI model I'm used to means that the folder actually double-clicked
on is the one opened, but in this case twenty windows opened (nearly
killed my machine).
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