Re: Volume handling proposal
- From: Sriram Ramkrishna <sri aracnet com>
- To: Julien Olivier <julo altern org>
- Cc: sisob tuxfamily org, Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>, Nautilus <nautilus-list gnome org>, "desktop-devel-list gnome org" <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Volume handling proposal
- Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 08:00:00 -0700
On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 02:34:01PM +0100, Julien Olivier wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 14:28, Mark Finlay wrote:
> > > Note that this does not include the root, nor "Computer". I think
> > > these are not used often enough to require a desktop icon.
> > One option is to have a Computer/System/Go menu on the menu panel
> > something like this:
> > Go ->
Why not just use 'Locate', and then you don't have to use extra words.
As stated earlier, you don't need cd creator and fonts.
> For me, CD Creator should not be there. Clicking on "Cdrom Driver"
> should open the "CD creator" if the CD Rom is writable (not necessarily
The problem here is that it's not obvious to a new person that clicking on
cdrom driver with a CD/R will get you that. Personally, it hsould do
nothing and let them go to Application->Create CD or something. Adding
multiple routes can be confusing.
> Also, "printers" and "fonts" shouldn't be there. They definitely belong
Yep I agree here. Although having a nic eshortcuts to all your printers
would be nice. But perhaps one could add a printers applet to have the same
> to a kind of control center because they are not really locations. The
> fact that you can drop fonts to the fonts:// vfs doesn't justify its
> presence in the go menu IMO. And for the same reason, there shouldn't be
> a "themes" entry in this menu.
You don't generally install a lot of fonts anyways. At least not
frequently. (Unless you're a graphic artist or something)
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