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Re: [SLE] Suggestion: why suse use No-Yes and Yes-No?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 05:17:25 +0200
  • Message-id: <200607180517.25412.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
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

Ut supra post festum sunt obscura

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