Re: [PATCH] Fix two warning dialogs

On Tue, 2005-07-12 at 16:09 -0400, Luis Villa wrote:
> On 7/12/05, Corey Burger <corey burger gmail com> wrote:
> > Some digging led me here:
> > 
> >
> Which is a spectacular example of bugzilla 'conversation' gone bad,
> combined with a spectacular example of usability-by-amateur-committee
> gone bad. Yay. :(
> Thanks for digging it up, anyway.

Here is the reasoning:

I think the drag to trash/delete volume to eject it is stupid. If you
look around you'll see all sorts references to how silly and
undiscoverable people think this is on mac. Apple even added a hack on
OSX where they turn the trash into an eject button when you start
dragging a mounted volume!

Furthermore, this is not in any way how we do things in Gnome. All
context specific operations like these are done in the context menu, for
all other objects, and DnD always means copy/move. Since we want to be
consistent and encourage this we have decided to not support
trashing-is-eject in Nautilus. 

Now, we do sometimes get mac users of Gnome, so a dialog was added that
explains how you eject if you do this. This dialog only handles the one
case of DnD of the desktop icon to the trash, and not any other place
where volumes appear in the ui. But still, its in no way in the way for
normal usage, and it might help point new Gnome users from the mac into
how things are done in gnome, so I think it makes sense to keep it.

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