Re: [PATCH] bug 145237: parent-folders button does not look like a button

On Wed, 2005-01-26 at 09:55 +0000, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-01-26 at 10:46 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-01-25 at 23:41 -0500, Michael Henson wrote:
> > > I had brought this up a while back, but no progress came of it. Seeing
> > > as there has not been any better solution would it be ok to get this
> > > added? It is such a small change, but I think it would really help
> > > people to identify that area actually having a purpose other than
> > > displaying the directory name. 
> > > 
> > > If the icon is still deemed a waste of space I can remove it, but I do
> > > think it helps give a better indication that the button will allow you
> > > to open another folder than just the bevel alone.
> > 
> > I think this makes sense. However, we're now totally UI frozen, so such
> > a change would have to be accepted by the release team. I've cc:ed this
> > to the release team to hear their opinion. 
>   Well, what's your opinion? Do you think the benefits of the change
> warrents breaking the freeze? If so, why?

I think it makes the path-bar functionality a bit more obvious. Which is
good, because its important for spatial mode. I do think it looks
slightly ugly, but we've been unable to come up with anything better in
months. The patch is also pretty small and safe, so i think applying it
at this time will be worth it.

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