Review Request: Add a confirmation window when emptying the trash

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Tue Mar 30 23:09:19 BST 2010

On Tuesday 30 March 2010, Tom Albers wrote:
> Op Tuesday 30 March 2010 20:10 schreef u:
> > So, what exactly is your point?
> Again, I don't have any say in this and I would like the people who
> do have a say in this to take a descision in the end. But as you
> reqiested it explicitely...
> The point is that the trash is the confirmation in fact. Normally on
> a destructive action we do a kdialog get the confirmation and then
> the destructive action is executed.
> For deleting files, we move it to the trash and then the user deletes
> it from the trash, which is similar to the confirmation on a
> distructive action. Giving these two actions a separate an
> additional warning dialog, makes people have to 4 actions to
> actually delete a file. Which is over-cautious in my opinion.

Okay. So, I guess we agree that we disagree in this matter. :-)

Now, IMO, it's the usability team's call.

Hi, usability lovers, please have a look at the following thread:

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