Re: [PATCH] Use "Close" instead of "Cancel" when mime types are mismatched

Dnia 24-01-2005, pon o godzinie 21:03 +0000, Alberto Ruiz napisał:
> > I think the point here is that if it says "Close", how is the user
> > supposed to know that the file is not going to open? The warning
> > dialog can always be taken as a warning, not an error (in opening the
> > file).
> > 
> > Scenario:
> > 
> > Mr. Ignorant clicks on a text file, nautilus complains [something],
> > user thinks "it's a text file for god's sake, just open it" clicks on
> > "Close" and waits for the usual amount of start-up patience of the
> > common man (less than 2 secs) and get's angry at the "damng thing not
> > working".
> > 
> > If the button says "Cancel", chances are that Mr. Ignorant catches
> > that and actually reads the warning text.
> Why can't we add something like "the file wont be openned" in the dialog
> text, and put close in the dialog instead of cancel, so it says the
> action it does when you click on it, close the dialog?

Because people don't read dialog messages, let alone big honking dialog


Maciej Katafiasz <ml mathrick org>

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