[Reportbug-maint] Bug#521162: Bug#521162: reportbug: More glitches with gtk2 ui

Raphael Hertzog hertzog at debian.org
Thu Apr 2 18:54:15 UTC 2009

On Thu, 02 Apr 2009, Luca Bruno wrote:
> > Because it makes no sense to open a new window for that ? (except lazyness
> > of the coder that simply used something existing instead of integrating
> > properly in the UI, it's fine for a proof of concept but not for something
> > that we want lots of people to use)
> Not a matter of lazyness, but every UI uses a Yes/No dialog to choose
> between yes and no. More over, having such check boxes in a wide page it's
> really ugly. The GUI already has lots of almost empty page.

Well, you are not forced to put them alone on a page. :)

As far as UI is concerned, check how preferences are handled in
any program. You have checkboxes in the middle of all preferences
and not a serie of questions in modal windows.

Such Yes/No dialogs are mainly used to confirm actions like "Do you really
want to remove foo?" and similar _action_. It's not used for

Raphaël Hertzog

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