Spec 'Enhanced Preferred Applications Dialog' any comments?
matt.medland at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 18:24:30 GMT 2007
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Sebastien Bacher wrote:
> > Le mercredi 10 janvier 2007 à 21:20 +0000, Matt Medland a écrit :
>> >> The spec is here:
>> >> https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/enhanced-preferred-apps
>> >> and any comments or criticism would be appreciated.
> > Hi,
> > First thank you for working on that. Listing other preferred
> > applications is a known feature request upstream:
> > http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=171871
> > Your mockup is rather technical, mimetypes are probably something users
> > don't know about and don't want to learn about. At the moment you can
> > change the default applications from the nautilus properties dialog.
> > The current preferred dialog is not about mimetype but URI handlers like
> > http:. Writing a new application for who know what mimetype are and want
> > to tweak them would be an idea
> > Cheers,
> > Sebastien Bacher
There's been quite a bit of discussion over at the GNOME usability list
this and people have come up with the idea of categorising the files.
Christian Neumair came up with a python script which does this, and
there's notes about that and his script on the wiki page.
I'd like to know what you think.
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