Re: Usability issues for the graphical frontend
On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 09:09:14AM -0700, Eduardo Silva wrote:
> --- Frans Pop <email@example.com> wrote:
> > - it'd be nice if you could "select and continue"
> > with double click
> If you do this, please think it over before releasing
> it with etch. While it is convenient, and works like
> the newt interface, it would be a feature that no
> other graphic list of choices have. Thus, it would be
> hidden to the user, and could lead to unexpected
> behaviour from the user's point of view, if, for
> example, he acidentally double-clicked on a selection.
> If we could give some visual cue that this happens
> with double-click, then that problem would be gone.
Realize that shy users wouldn't try to double click.
Murphy's law teaches us also
Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will use it
Please aim at a smart user and implement double click
 some one that can that wants a computer, not a home entertainment system
 I have no clue about the amount of effort it takes