Re: Nautilus CD Burning -- the file DVD box
- From: "Lakin Wecker" <lakin wecker gmail com>
- To: "Benjamin Sher" <delphi123 zebra net>
- Cc: nautilus-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Nautilus CD Burning -- the file DVD box
- Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2006 13:31:11 -0600
It's not my design. Both of those links are what is being used for
the latest nautilus. Version 2.14.1.
I'm sure the developers appreciate your praise. :) I think they've
done a splendid job myself.
On 4/15/06, Benjamin Sher <delphi123 zebra net> wrote:
> Benjamin Sher wrote:
> > Lakin Wecker wrote:
> >> Hi Benjamin,
> >> First off, it should be noted that the new version of Nautilus and the
> >> cd-burner (2.14.1) don't have the "burn:///" for either the default
> >> spatial view  or the default browse view . At least, they don't
> >> in Ubuntu.
> >> You speak from your experience as a user, which will bring to the
> >> argument all of your assumptions as to how computers work. Other
> >> users will come from different experiences and assumptions. In fact,
> >> I just invited my wife to burn a CD using the spatial interface, and
> >> it took her under 30 seconds to pull it off. 25 of those seconds were
> >> spent convincing her that I wasn't joking, and that she should just
> >> try it. She has never previously burned a CD in her life, although
> >> she is familiar with computers as a Mac OS X user.
> >> Now, this isn't an extensive user study, as my wife is only one
> >> user(although I know quite a few other non-developer's who have
> >> successfully used this interface). But it does show that the
> >> interface is not equivalent to meeting a Martian in a supermarket, for
> >> all users.
> >> I personally think the current interface is very intuitive. It's
> >> simple, and yet it's still consistent with every other nautilus
> >> window, which is something that shouldn't go unnoticed. I typically
> >> use the spatial view as I find it more useful, and logical, and in the
> >> spatial burn view there is only one place that will accept the drop of
> >> the files, and it is the correct place.
> >> Lakin
> >>  http://pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/~weckerl/default-spatial-view.png
> >>  http://pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/~weckerl/default-browse-view.png
> > Dear Lakin:
> > I appreciate your comments and, of course, one user does represent all
> > of mankind. So, I have had my piece, you have had yours. Let's leave
> > it at that and let's the users in time determine what's really right
> > and what's really intuitive.
> > Benjamin
> Dear Lakin:
> On second thought, I rather like your new design for CD/DVD Create. The
> new interface is clear and quite intuitive. It's a far cry from what I
> saw and had to contend with yesterday afternoon. So, you have my vote
> for the new interface. It's appropriately simple and intuitive.
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