Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] rhythmbox interface

On Fri, 2002-11-22 at 14:39, Jorn Baayen wrote:
> > > Current interface, with it's problems:
> > > ======================================
> > > 1. The interface changes when clicking a button in the sidebar, just
> > > like Evolution. My opinion is that it sucks, badly. I tend to remember
> > > where items are in the menus, and if they get messed up all the time, I
> > > get confused.
> > This in true, partially. Yeah, changing items in menus isn't good, but
> > sidebar as "music source selector" could be a good metaphor. 
> In a real word stereo the amplifier doesnt change either when you click
> a source button, does it? :) Instead, you have different 'interfaces' in
> separate 'windows' connected to a central unit.

resist the temptation to say 'the real world is limited and sucky, let's
emulate all the limitations in software!' I know it's an easy fallacy to
fall into, but it shouldn't limit what we do here.


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