Changing my mind: reverting my menubar, toolbars and statusbar changes

Johannes Sixt j.sixt at
Mon Nov 8 07:06:58 GMT 2010

Am 11/7/2010 20:12, schrieb Ingo Klöcker:
> Quite frankly, I cannot image the number of users which grasp "[ ] Show 
> Toolbar" but not "[ ] Toolbar" to be significant. Surely, there are a 
> lot of not that computer literate people (like my parents) who 
> understand neither one nor the other. But people who understand the 
> former, but not the latter? I claim that such people do not exist. Prove 
> me wrong! ;-)

Sorry to say: *you* are suggesting a change; it is on *you* to prove that
the change is good ;-)

How is a checkable menu entry that is not checked different from a menu
entry that is not checkable, hm? There is *no* difference.

Having a menu entry that does not show a checkbox and whose name is merely
"Toolbar" in a menu named "Settings" does absolutely *not* suggest that
choosing that entry will switch on the toolbar. It rather suggests that
this will allow toobar related settings.

Therefore, I strongly suggest to keep the word "Show" as long as the entry
is in a menu named "Settings".

-- Hannes

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