Re: [Nautilus-list] reset.png
- From: Christian Rose <menthos menthos com>
- To: andy differnet com
- Cc: Darin Adler <darin bentspoon com>, Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>, nautilus-list eazel com
- Subject: Re: [Nautilus-list] reset.png
- Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 19:23:11 +0200
The reset.png also has localization problems, at least if it's the same
reset.png as in Nautilus.
The text "reset" in English needs translation, but manual "translation"
of images is something I think we'd rather avoid - it takes graphic
skills, correct fonts, etc etc, and I think that it's not doable for 40
So I think the localization problem should be solved before using the
Andy Hertzfeld wrote:
> I agree that it's a bad hack; I think I only intended it temporarily
> but then forgot to fix it. To atone, I'll fix it along the lines of Havoc's
> suggestion in the next couple of days.
> -- Andy
> Darin Adler wrote:
> > On Thursday, July 19, 2001, at 04:52 PM, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > > I just saw the "reset.png" hack again in gnome-terminal. It's
> > > spreading!
> > >
> > > If we are going to spread this around it really needs fixing. Is the
> > > issue that whoever implemented this didn't know how to do it
> > > correctly?
> > Andy did it. He loves shortcuts like this. I should have talked him out of
> > it in the first place.
> > > The way to do it correctly is to have a magic drop type,
> > > such as x-gnome-reset-background or something.
> > > Then, if the user drags the Reset icon, you offer that drop type
> > > instead of the filename or image type you are currently using.
> > > On the drop side, you advertise that you can accept both
> > > x-gnome-reset-background or a filename/image. And you see which one
> > > you received, and act accordingly. It's really not harder to implement
> > > than the bad hack. ;-)
> > I agree.
> > -- Darin
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