Re: [PATCH] Fix two warning dialogs

Am Mittwoch, den 13.07.2005, 14:01 +0200 schrieb Alexander Larsson:
> 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.

...ok, so no eject on trash, although I pretty often read that people
want this and heard a usability guru on radio who kept going crazy about
that feature all the time.
I guess in that case the desktop icon removal patch which also contained
these unmounting bits [1] should be changed to only provide the icon
removal actions through the context menu, right?


Christian Neumair <chris gnome-de org>

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