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Re: [SLE] Suggestion: why suse use No-Yes and Yes-No?
  • From: Leendert Meyer <leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 21:11:55 +0200
  • Message-id: <200607182111.55184.leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 18 July 2006 05:52, PerfectReign wrote:
> Anders Johansson wrote:
> > On Tuesday 18 July 2006 05:10, The Nice Spider wrote:
> >> hi,
> >>
> >> after try suse gnome for several time, i see suse is
> >> not consistent and not
> >> USER FRIENDLY here:
> >> 1. some dialog box show this action buttons: Yes or
> >> No, but some dialog box
> >> show: No or Yes
> >> 2. most of this dialog box show, .i.e: do you like
> >> apple? No-Yes. this is
> >> NOT HUMAN BEING! Usually we will show/speak/write in
> >> this order "Yes or No".
> >>
> >> As a programmer, i know this come from 0=No and 1=Yes,
> >
> > No no no no no. It comes from the Gnome "Human Interface Guidelines"
> > people.
> > It is not a SUSE thing, it is a gnome thing, and they did it
> > conciously, with
> > the idea that it would improve usability. You will see the exact same
> > thing
> > in any distribution that uses gnome software
>
> Wow! You're right!
>
> http://developer.gnome.org/projects/gup/hig/2.0/windows-alert.html
>
> I wonder what they were smoking when they came up with those...

I wonder what I have been smoking, because I can't find a reference to the
Yes/No or No/Yes buttons. 3 x Yes and 2 x No...

Where on the page is it?

Cheers,

Leen - quit smoking years ago ;P

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