sane defaults

David Faure faure at
Tue Jan 18 19:02:28 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 18 January 2005 19:50, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 January 2005 19:36, David Faure wrote:
> > On Tuesday 18 January 2005 19:29, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> ...
> > > It doesn't have to be "..", it could also be "Go one level up" with a
> > > nice icon...
> >
> > Changing the label doesn't address all the other problems mentionned above.
> > Bad metaphor.
> But it would be the same UI as for going one level deeper (moving the cursor 
> on the item and pressing enter)
> And it would be easier to use than Alt+Up (requires two hands)

You're talking about navigation but not about all the rest that people do with a file
manager, like, actually managing files. And that's where the additional item gets
in the way, since it's not really an item that is in the current directory.
End of (off topic for "sane defaults") discussion: no ".." item and the up button stays.

Let's focus back to disabling the plugins... apparently there are technical issues
with that, but I haven't looked into it yet.

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