Re: Full-URI in window title?

On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 15:20, Jaap Haitsma wrote:
> Kevin C. Krinke wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 14:11, Raul Acevedo wrote:
> > 
> >>On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 10:59 +0800, Davyd Madeley wrote:
> >>
> >>>On Tue, 2004-09-14 at 18:12 +0200, Jürg Billeter wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>In nautilus 2.8.0 the windows would have "me on someserver" resp. "me"
> >>>>for the local folder as title, so as long as they are on different
> >>>>servers you can easily distinguish them.
> >>>
> >>>And since in spatial mode you can only have one window open to a
> >>>particular folder on a particular server, you will always be able to
> >>>distinguish them.
> >>
> >>Actually, no.  That's one of the reasons I stopped using spatial.  I can
> >>have three "foo" windows open at the same time, and without looking
> >>carefully at the contents or clicking on the lower left button to see
> >>the hierarchy, I can't tell which is which.  Me "remembering" which one
> >>was last opened at what position is not useful.
> > 
> > 
> > If you have three directories /etc, /opt/etc and /usr/local/etc and have
> > them all open then yes you will have three spatial views labeled 'etc',
> > however what Davyd was indicating was that you can't have one directory
> > /etc opened in two different spatial windows. Nautilus raises the first
> > one when you try and open it again (which is a beautiful spatial thing).
> > 
> > 
> >>I think having the full URI in the title would be very useful.
> > 
> > 
> > I don't think the *full* uri would be very nice to look at (personally I
> > think seeing file://bleh or ssh://foo is just ugly and not something I'd
> > want to force Aunt Tulip to work with) but I do agree something needs to
> > distinguish different directories with the same name. Perhaps just
> > enough parent folders included in the name would be good. So for the
> > above /etc, /opt/etc and /usr/local/etc you'd have one titled "etc", the
> > second "opt/etc" and the third would be "local/etc".
> > 
> > I think that solution would be much easier on the eyes and still give
> > the title distinction we're looking for.
> > 
> What about only doing that if there is more then one window open with 
> the same name

I thought that would have been obvious, but yes, that'd be my suggestion
as well.

Kevin C. Krinke <kckrinke opendoorsoftware com>
Open Door Software Inc.

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