Alexander von Gluck <kallisti5@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Yeah.. Heal is one of my last choices. Repair associated with a > network interface may be patented by Redmond and Renegotiate is pretty > long for a button... definitely open to suggestions to change though I already made mine, and FWIW I think "Repair" is almost as bad as "Heal". > > Besides that it only matters for DHCP interfaces (not sure where > > you > > placed the button, it sounds like it is on the interfaces overview, > > but it really doesn't belong there IMO) > I disagree that it doesn't belong on the interfaces overview, > triggering a re-negotiation of the network address is a useful > troubleshooting step and implementing it the overall interface makes > it > easy to use/find... Still, it shouldn't be there: it's something you will hardly ever need in your whole life. I only used the "Repair" button in Windows so far, but it *never* worked for me anyway. I never had to use any such thing in any other OS; so far it always just worked. Furthermore, the button has no meaning for static interfaces. Just to repeat: it make no sense to have it there. > > why not simply call it after > > what it does, eg. "Reconfigure now", or "Update address now"? > I didn't mention 'configure' in any form in that button because there > is already an option to 'configure' the interface. configure next to > reconfigure may be kind of confusing. 'Renegotiate' sounds better to > me. "Update address [now]" is less technical, and brings the message across a lot better IMO. > Thanks for the input! This kind of discussion really helps me stay > on > track with what the community wants. I can only ever speak for myself, though :-) Bye, Axel.