[Dextrose] [Sugar-devel] Proxy Control Panel (Was: New Dextrose-3...)

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 15:26:46 EST 2011

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 8:14 PM, Aleksey Lim
<alsroot at activitycentral.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 02:59:07PM -0500, Bernie Innocenti wrote:
>> On Tue, 2011-11-29 at 23:21 +0530, Anish Mangal wrote:
>> > That patch was posted on @dx mailing list and is under review.
>> >
>> > https://patchwork.sugarlabs.org/patch/1041/
>> Could someone please post a screenshot of the proxy control panel?
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Proxy_Settings#UI_Design
>> Also, has anyone considered merging this with the Network control panel?
>> If we don't contain the growth, we'll soon have more control panel items
>> than Vista (-:
> My points to not doing that from beginning, were:
> * it is sepparate dialog in Gnome-2 (dunno about Gnome-3) and Firefox

Its a separate tab in the Network dialog

> * we don't have tabs in CP components and having all Network related
>  stuff in one CP component will make it huge

It would be too big without tabs.

> * we already have separate CP components for Network and Modem

If we had tabs I would suggest merging them all but we don't so I
think they're best separate for the time being.

> In any case, this is the exact question to people who are skilled in
> GUI usability field, not to developers.

I would put the automatic config option above the manual option.


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