Re: Frame around the desktop when dragging

On Tue, 01 Feb 2005 11:38:10 +0100, Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 14:37 -0500, Vincent Noel wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > Recently, a nice feature was added to drag-n-drop in nautilus : a
> > frame appears in the window that is the drag-and-drop target.
> > While I think this is useful and adds to usability, it seems to
> > confuse some users :
> >
> >
> This is standard Gtk+ behaviour for DnD targets. I don't see why it
> would be confusing.
> > I'm not saying the feature should be totally disabled, but maybe it
> > would be possible to disable the feature when the drag target is the
> > desktop window.
> It might be a bit hard to detect it for the desktop since its often
> covered, but is it confusing?

Well I don't think it's confusing either. I think it's a big win for
usability. But as you can see in the bug report, some users don't
agree :-P

Basically I'm just looking for a definite "that's the way it is, and
it won't change" kind of answer.


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