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Re: [SLE] Suggestion: why suse use No-Yes and Yes-No?
  • From: "PerfectReign" <suse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 20:47:52 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <MTE1MzE5NDQ3Mi54cjR0aQ.1153194472@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Nice Spider wrote:
> hi,
>
> after try suse gnome for several time, i see suse is
> not consistent and not
> USER FRIENDLY here:

Yes, well, that is the main problem with Gnome - not user friendly nor
consistent. :P


> 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".

Well, no and yes. We do whatever works. In fact, I've heard that the
whole "no" "yes" order thing has origins in a national socialist plot
to overthrow the Bolsheviks in the October Revolution.

Could you kindly please post some screenshots for us to browse on a
website?


>
> As a programmer, i know this come from 0=No and 1=Yes,
> which 0 ordered
> before 1. But we must use Yes/No rather than No/Yes
> for better GUI/User
> Friendly because the user of Suse is not a computer by
> a human :)
> this uncovenient not happen on suse but almost all
> linux.
>
> suse dev team, do you read this email? on which
> version suse will change
> this? 10.2 or 10.3?

Probably on version 11, since it will be louder than 10.

HTH!!

HAND

--
Kai Ponte
www.perfectreign.com




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