Mac CD Eject Key

Peter Lieverdink ubuntu at
Wed Jun 29 03:37:52 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-29 at 10:16 +0700, Chanchao wrote:
> Hello N'Jal,
> Wednesday, June 29, 2005, 4:11:23 AM, you wrote:
> NJ> Would it be possible to have a desktop icon for the media that when
> NJ> dragged and dropped onto the recycle bin unmounts and ejects the cd?
> I think that's terribly counter-intuitive. Just because Mac's have
> used that method of ejecting floppies and CD's since 1984 doesn't mean
> that it makes sense.  Windows has 'press start to shutdown', Mac has
> 'throw your beloved picture CD in the trash to eject'.
> Let's not go there.

Maybe a dumb question, but if a user wants it, why not? Your broken
desktop metaphor is someone else's way of working...

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