Re: Simplifying the Connections Editor

On Tue, 2009-02-10 at 13:46 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-02-10 at 19:28 +0100, Fanen Ahua wrote:
> > Someone called me up today asking me how to configure a manual IP
> > address in Ubuntu 8.10. 
> > 
> > He was most likely intimidated by the naming of the tabs in the
> > connection editor dialog.
> > 
> > Won't it be better to make the "IPv4 Settings" tab the first thing, and
> > rename it to something more familiar, "Settings" perhaps? 
> > 
> > This makes sense because nearly everytime I use the dialog, I only
> > change the connection name, and input the IP details, and the only tab I
> > use is the "IPv4 Setings" tab, where i choose the manual method, and
> > input the DNS servers.
> So when we add the IPv6 tab, then what? :)
Then, we can safely assume (at least for a few years afterwards) that if
you want to configure IPv6, then you know what it means :)

In any case, I think making the IPv4 tab the first one will eliminate
> dan

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