[kdevplatform] shell: Favour strongly distinct working set icons

Matthew Woehlke matthew.woehlke at kitware.com
Tue Dec 24 16:21:52 GMT 2013

On 2013-12-24 07:00, Leon Pollak wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 December 2013 12:45:15 Sven Brauch wrote:
>> On Tuesday 24 December 2013 13:38:22 Leon Pollak wrote:
>>> Ideally, I should like to have an capability to assign, let's say
>>> one letter, which will designate the WS.
>> But how does this work? Do you ask the user to enter a single letter
>> to identify his working set? That shouldn't need user interaction,
>> imo ... most users will be like "what does it want of me?".
> May be I miss something here.
> I thought that the person who creates explicitly the new set (and this
> is done only by somebody who understands what he is doing), such a
> question will not raise a question.
> And if even yes,is it a big deal to answer a question like "Type a
> letter to identify your new set"?
> The default set may be identified by 'C' for Code.

How does this work in languages that don't use a Latin alphabet? 
Especially e.g. any of the Asian logographic languages? (And are we then 
back at assigning random ideograms? Also, do you think you know enough 
about international keyboards to restrict the choices to available 
keyboard keys?)


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