Re: [Usability] Modified Documents

On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, John Spray wrote:

> Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 10:28:01 +0100
> From: John Spray <jcs116 york ac uk>
> To: usability gnome org
> Subject: Re: [Usability] Modified Documents
> On Fri, 2004-09-17 at 00:39, Iain * wrote:
> > Marlin puts "(modified)"after the file name because really what does * mean?

> I think one of the key advantages of * is that it can be put before the
> filename, and thus be visible in window lists.  In the window border
> itself, I find a preceding asterisk a lot easier to scan for than
> another word.

I do not think there is any reason why a developer couldn't use both * as
well as (modified) if they really wanted to be absolutely clear.


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