Re: [PATCH] - Information-Sidebar should display informations about the selected object (bug 122045)

On Sat, 2005-07-16 at 06:54 -0400, Vincent Noel wrote:
> 2005/7/16, Sebastien Bacher <seb128 debian org>:
> > Le vendredi 15 juillet 2005 à 17:55 -0400, Vincent Noel a écrit :
> > 
> > > I guess in that context it would make sense to just scrap the
> > > information panel (if we can't find a better use for it)...
> > 
> > Some people like and use the "open with ..." button from this pane.
> Well right now you really can't do that - the info pane only ever
> display the opened folder.
> The point of the patch was to allow it to display the selection
> instead (when there was one).
> > Maybe some other actions could be listed here (copy, duplicate, ...)?
> Christian's point would still be valid - these options are already
> available somewhere else...  and having several points of entry can be
> confusing sometimes.

Whatever we do, I think right now is too late in the cycle for this
anyway. We have reached feature freeze a week ago, and we've been in UI
Change Announcement Period for a while. We can still make (non feature
adding) ui changes for a week, but we should limit that to important
things that we're absolutely certain about.

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