Re: Commit: The end to the file->close debate

Subject: Re: Commit: The end to the file->close debate
From: Rui Miguel Seabra (
Date: Thu Aug 30 2001 - 13:58:53 CDT

On Thu, 2001-08-30 at 19:37, Sam TH wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 11:36:18AM -0400, Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> > All platforms have been updated, except the Mac, which never called the
> > "closeWindow" function. Now clicking the 'X' button calls the "closeWindowX"
> > function. Now it's time for me to close those bugs...
> May I suggest that we be willing to change this behavior if *actual
> usability testing* (and only that) suggests that it is suboptimal.

Which of the described behaviours do you mean?

I totally disagree with you if you mean the behaviour of efectively
closing the application if on the last instance on clicks on the [x]
window button.
Do not mix application functionality with window management, _please_!

Hugs, rms

+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Ghandi
+ So let's do it...?

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