[ubuntu-art] Re: (Yet another) new logout dialog

Vincent Untz vuntz at ubuntu.com
Tue Apr 4 22:19:05 BST 2006

Le mardi 04 avril 2006 à 16:57 +0100, Who a écrit :
> I think that the new logout dialog (I.E the one with the description)
> 1. Is very professional (especially the way it appears when the power
> button is pressed)
> 2. Very clearly describes what each option does, which is important
> for new users and the kind of 'average joe' users Ubuntu wishes to
> attract and keep.
> 3. Doesn't add any more clicks than it took to shut down with the old
> dialog in order to shutdown

4. Doesn't feel like a GNOME dialog. There's just too many choices in

I've already stated this in the past and I don't we to show stop energy,
so I've been trying to not answer on this thread again :-)

I truly appreciate Manu's work on this. But I feel he worked towards one
goal that was set (one big logout dialog) and that this goal is not the
correct one.

(I'm not saying the upstream version is better: although I prefer it,
the dialogs also have a couple of issues)

Let's step back a bit.

Why do we want one and only one dialog?
What are the usual actions the user will do with this (or these)


Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés.

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