Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at olympusproject.org
Thu Oct 24 19:49:57 BST 2002

On Thursday 24 October 2002 12:31, Dirk Mueller wrote:
> On Don, 24 Okt 2002, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > turning scrolling off in the location bar in konqi) tonight, would the
> > Release Dude allow it to go in?
> ... I would really like to have this in QComboBox. After all, this is a
> QComboBox feature we're disabling here.

hrm.. ok.. leave it up to the trolls then? 

On Thursday 24 October 2002 12:25, Troels Tolstrup wrote:
> On Torsdag 24 oktober 2002 19:42, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > i like David's idea. he is right IMO that there isn't a
> > one-size-fits-all solution here.
> I hate it. Technologically it might be the best solution, but to me it
> seems both confusing and inconsistent seen from a user POV. I think
> they should all act the same, or not act at all. How would you ever
> expect people to figure out how things are working if simple widgets
> dont even act consistently?

in this specific case there is no one-size-fits-all solution ... it is 
extremeley useful in some places and extremeley annoying in others. picking a 
single solution will negatively impact some major part of the desktop.

AFAIK this is a rather unique situation for a rather exotic means of 
interacting with a rather complex widget (button/menu/lineedit). 

Aaron J. Seigo
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