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Re: [SLE] Suggestion: why suse use No-Yes and Yes-No?
  • From: "PerfectReign" <suse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 20:52:05 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <MTE1MzE5NDcyNS54cjR0aQ.1153194725@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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
>> 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!

I wonder what they were smoking when they came up with those...

Kai Ponte

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