[openbeos-cdt] Re: .pkg package uninstaller GUI

  • From: Łukasz 'Sil2100' Zemczak <sil2100@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2007 16:23:17 +0200


DarkWyrm wrote:
> Speed is normally a good thing. However, this is one instance where we 
> need to tread carefully. Probably the most important tenet in UI design 
> is to preserve the user's data unless the user actually wants to delete 
> it and in those cases, do our best to prevent mistakes. Making the 
> uninstall button not have default button behavior is an example of 
> doing this; a user's program isn't accidentally wiped out by a stray 
> keypress.

Of course I agree. Besides, now I see a flaw in my design - the
Uninstall/Remove button being close to the listview scroller arrow. This
might be troublesome if left as it is, as someone could remove an
application by accident.

> Which is up to whom? Me? You? Consensus?

Consensus, of course. But I think we already achieved an overall
agreement, don't we? I am ready to give up this little space saving
achieved in my proposition for your layout proposition, which is in
overall better. This would look:


Which seems very Haiku indeed. Any final comments/suggestions?

Best regards,
Łukasz 'Sil2100' Zemczak

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