Re: cancel open dialoge confusion

On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 23:39, Alan wrote:
> I'm not sure under what circumstances this occurs, but it's happened to
> me a few times and figured I'd ask.  Basically when clicking on the
> "Computer" icon on the desktop (or sometimes with clicking in it) I 
> get the following dialoge:
> I'm guessing it's due to clicking on "filesystem" in "Computer" again if 
> it was too slow to open or something?  My issue isn't with why the dialoge 
> appears, but it's UI.  For those who aren't bothering to click, it looks
> like this:
> Window Title: Cancel Open?
> Text:         Opening "Filesystem"
> Button:       Cancel
> What you're canceling isn't obvious, as what you cancel is in the title,
> not the dialoge itself.  When I first saw it I wondered if it was
> canceling the opening of "Filesystem" itself and I had the choice to
> cancel the cancel.  Or something.  Maybe swapping the window title and
> text would make things a bit more clear, or set the dialoge text as "Cancel 
> Opening Filesystem?" or similar.

I have seen this dialog myself too. It only happened when trying to open
a ftp:// bookmark, when te network was slow. IMO, this dialog should be
removed. But maybe I just fail to understand what it is useful for.

Julien Olivier <julo altern org>

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