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"[ ] Enable Foo" (Re: [yast-devel] results enable disable survey)
  • From: Karl Eichwalder <ke@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2010 09:07:54 +0100
  • Message-id: <sh635kzag5.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
"Martin Schmidkunz" <Martin.Schmidkunz@xxxxxx> writes:

The results show that it is more usable for webYaST to provide
additional text providing the current status of a setting.

This reminds me. YaST dialogs are often rather chatty. For example,
the word "Enable" in option labels is superfluous. Instead of

[ ] Enable Hot Sunny Weather

you better simply say:

[ ] Hot Sunny Weather

IMO, that especially true, if the title of such an option list
comes with a group title featuring the "Enable" word, too:

Enable Fine Weather
[ ] Hot Sunny Weather
[ ] With Wind Now and Then

"Enable" in the group title might be ok, but repeating it with every
option is overkill.

Karl Eichwalder
R&D / Documentation

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