Re: PATCH: bug 76293 and bug 48317

On 29 Apr 2002, Christian Rose wrote:

> sön 2002-04-28 klockan 23.34 skrev Alex Larsson:
> > > > > 3. changed add bookmark shortcut to ctl+d and edit bookmark shortcut to
> > > > > ctl+b as specified in the hig. 
> > > 
> > > Perhaps we should change duplicate than, since this is a hig
> > > recommendation. Any suggestions? Just for the sake of asking does
> > > duplicate need an accelerator, we already have cut and paste
> > > accelerators?
> > 
> > Duplication of files seems clearly more important than adding bookmarks 
> > for a file manager. I think we should keep the old keysbindings.
> On the other hand, the whole point of the HIG is to make applications
> behave the same way and in this case use common shortcuts. So unless
> there are very good reasons(*) to keep it, this should probably be
> changed long-term.
> (*) "This action is more common" probably isn't a valid reason, since
> this doesn't take into account that maybe another not too bad shortcut
> can be used for "Duplicate" instead, thus removing the need for HIG
> non-compliance and users being forced to re-learn what this shortcut
> means in the case of Nautilus.

If there is another good free keyboard shortcut I'd be willing to use that 

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