Re: Background Capplet UI

Le dimanche 12 f�ier 2006 �1:01 +1100, Jeff Waugh a �it :
> <quote who="Federico Mena Quintero">
> > On Thu, 2006-02-09 at 23:18 -0500, Rodney Dawes wrote:
> > > Here is a patch I just cooked to move the background capplet back to
> > > instant apply. The patch includes a requirement on the
> > > yet-to-be-released gtk+ 2.8.12 to depend on the cairo workaround patch
> > > that Federico so generously worked on, so that we can at least ensure
> > > some amount of speedup from previous incarnations fo the desktop.
> > > 
> > > Also, rather than using the "Close" button, I have changed it to use the
> > > text "Finish" with the stock apply icon, based on the user testing that
> > > suggests instant apply with "Close" is confusing to target users.
> > 
> > +1 from me.
> > 
> > We can start a project early in the next release cycle to make the
> > Close/Finish buttons consistent.
> Can I suggest that this is *not* the right way to go about things. Changing
> the 'Close' button to 'Finish' means that this dialogue will be inconsistent
> from all the others, and thus, we're inflicting totally unnecessary churn on
> our users. Making this single change actually has a negative impact, despite
> being made with good intentions.
> Inconsistency and churn are biting us (but mostly our users) on the arse
> these days, and we need to approach change in our user interface in a more
> mature manner - we can start doing that now, by planning for this change but
> not actually making it ahead of time.
> So, great big -1 for me, in the 2.14 branch - but let's go nuts fixing this
> in the HIG and in everything we ship during 2.15.

FWIW, I strongly agree with Jeff on this.


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