Re: 2.4 meeting summary (2004-02-23)

On Tue, 2004-02-24 at 09:51, Sven Neumann wrote:
> > If you have:
> >  
> >  - Particular modifications of the the fileselection within your
> >    application that you think that aren't accomodated by the new design.
> >    (E.g., your usage of filters/preview/extra widgets.)
> >  - Particular usage patterns of your application's users that aren't
> >    accommodated within the new design.
> > 
> > Please bring them up with Seth. If you want to Cc: this list,
> > that's fine.
> > 
> > But I don't think there is any room or time right now for more 
> > of the "that sucks" school of user interface design.
> I agree with this. But I find it irritating that Seth's mockup wasn't
> posted here a while ago so that people would have had a chance to
> comment on it earlier. I also find it irritating that you ask me to
> discuss this with Seth, since I think that such a discussion belongs
> on the mailing list and shouldn't be kept private.

I don't mind if the conversation is here. But I want to make it clear
that Seth "owns" the design, and we aren't going to keep on changing
the design based on who gets the most people to yell loudest.

> Anyway, Mitch is already working on porting GIMP to the new
> file-chooser as found in gtk+ HEAD and we will try to come up with
> comments on the current design as soon as we had a chance to play with
> it some more.

That would be very useful.

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