Hide the entries with "Unknown" from "Device Manager"

Andrew Jorgensen andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 15:14:20 UTC 2007

On 1/3/07, Joel Bryan Juliano <joelbryan.juliano at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Gnome HAL Device manager was showing too much "Unknown" entries, which
> is not very helpful for users.
> (optimistic users that is :-), pessimist love it)
> I think it should be better if it should hide the entries with Unknown
> strings.
> For example, if Vendor is Unknown, just hide the entire Vendor line.
> What do you think?

If unknown device entries were hidden I think that would be deceptive,
but hiding data that's not known (or at least defaulting that behavior
through a gconf key) sounds like an okay idea.

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