Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] yet another new mockup (meta)

tis 2003-05-13 klockan 02.20 skrev Daniel Borgmann:
> On Tue, 2003-05-13 at 00:27, Jorn Baayen wrote:
> > > To tell the truth, I don't even own a CD burner. So I couldn't care less
> > > about the burn to CD functionality. :) I just thought it would be cool
> > > to have it there and it could be especially neat for ripping CD's. Throw
> > > a CD in, hit the button, click, wait, done. :) 
> > 
> > Yes, but maybe you burn a CD once a month. I think clicking a menu->Burn
> > CD is still easy enough, of course it's one click more but hey.. :)
> > I really don't think we should have something really uncommon like this
> > in the main ui.
> > 
> > > If this is actually supposed to be one of the purposes of Rhythmbox,
> > > then I strongly suggest to make it visible from the main UI, otherwise
> > > it's just too difficult IMO to be even aware of this functionality. 
> > 
> > I see rb as a music player and burning cds as a bonus..
> Ok, fine. How about ripping though? This seems to be even more important
> to me. For one thing because it applies to basically everyone (who has a
> CDROM) and because I think it's pretty important that you can rip a CD
> and have the results immediately in your music library (of course the
> latter also applies to audio CD burning, just the other way around).

Yse, definetely, but we can easily have an 'import cd' menuitem, no
problem.. and of course we could have stuff like DnD from the audiocd
view to the library but thats details.

> > > We could also blend in this button at the place where the "Show Browser"
> > > expander is now (considering that we never need to show both at the same
> > > time). The advantage of this would be, that there is plenty of space and
> > > it wouldn't even hurt to use different button sizes (because it wouldn't
> > > move other elements around). It could also be used for some other tricks
> > > like "Playlist from Results" after a search was executed. Just some
> > > ideas...
> > 
> > Hmm.. I think that would be pretty confusing..
> How about a compromise and just doing this for CD view. In other words,
> when you are "viewing" a CD, then you get something like a "Copy Tracks
> to Library" (rip) button instead of the whole browser and expander
> thingy. 
> Then you could have the browser everywhere else (in virtual playlists
> for example). Burning a CD could then be placed in a menu and grayed out
> when it doesn't make sense (like when viewing a CD).

That's what I was thinking.. 

> > > As for placing the volume button to the top right, I really like that
> > > but there is still the issue that the slider could be mistaken for a
> > > volume slider. Isn't it a bit weird to have a slider without icon
> > > besides an icon without a slider which do completely different things
> > > and are both sliders in fact? ;)
> > 
> > Maybe. Although I think it's fine now.. like.. the volume slider will
> > clearly pop down out of the volume button, vertically, making its
> > relation instantly clear imho. And the time slider has a time label
> > under it so.. well.. I dunno, I'm biased ofcourse ;)
> I guess you are right... It just irks me because it's an imperfection
> inside of this piece of art. ;) I guess I'm not really a fan of this
> volume button (from a visual POV), but I have no better idea either.
> Daniel
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