Re: [Usability]Keeping the Quit menu item

On Wed, Mar 19, 2003 at 05:18:42PM -0800, Jeffrey Baker wrote:
> > There's simply no reason I see why I'd Quit Evolution for example,
> > other than to exit the Evolution process. If I don't want an Evolution
> > window, I'd just close it. Why would I Quit instead? If there's a
> > reason for Evolution, what makes gnome-terminal or nautilus different?
> Why not?  I'd Quit Evolution because I was done reading
> email.  What am I going to do now?  I'm going to *Quit*
> reading my email!

Unfortunately, if you quit reading your email you'll also quit viewing
your calendar and todo list. ;-) 
> For Evolution, I wouldn't expect my Calendar to go away when I
> Quit reading my email, but I would expect three different
> Calendar windows to go away if I Quit the Calendar.  Perhaps
> the concept of Quit should be tied into the concept of
> windows providing all the same functionality.

Yup. So you are defining Quit as 'close all windows of the same kind'
(where 'evolution window' isn't a useful 'kind' in this context)


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