Subject: Re: Commit: The end to the file->close debate
From: Rui Miguel Seabra (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Aug 31 2001 - 05:04:05 CDT
On Thu, 2001-08-30 at 20:47, Sam TH wrote:
> > 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_!
> Sounds like a good behavior. However, I think the overriding
> principle should be that if one behavior is clearly easier for users,
> we should do that. Right now, we have the behavior that users claim
> they like. That's better than a behavior that the developers claim to
> like, but not the same as the easiest behavior available. We don't
> have data on what that would be, but if such data appears, we should
> accept it.
Excuse me, but an user who would think it would be good to click the
WINDOW close button and expect it to close the current document and open
a new one, should probably be in a mental institution, not using
One thing is making life easier for less savvy people, another thing is
satisfying some seriously dumb ass idea, even if it comes from the
If it comes from the majority, then they should change to a window
manager that would do that.
-- + 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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