[IAEP] Remove the naming alert in 0.86
simon at schampijer.de
Thu Sep 3 17:34:54 EDT 2009
On 09/03/2009 10:36 AM, Sascha Silbe wrote:
> Posting to iaep only since cross-posting doesn't work for me anymore
> (non-subscribed email addresses get rejected) and it's more than just a
> technical issue (so sugar-devel isn't enough).
> On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 12:21:46AM +0100, Gary C Martin wrote:
>> Perhaps we drop this dialogue and then seriously take another look at
>> improving the names automatically generated for new activity entries?
> +1 on that, even though I don't have direct experience with learners
> (other than myself) either.
> I'd like to toss another idea into the room: Show the naming dialog
> directly after _startup_ of a new instance. Ask the user what (s)he's
> intending to do when the decision is fresh and the user is focussed on
> the current activity, instead of getting in the way on closing, when the
> user is likely to already be focussing on the _next_ activity (whether
> real-world or Sugar).
Not sure, the student always know in advance what it does in TA for
example. Anyway, my main problem is the forcing, I guess. When the
learner knows in advance about the importance if giving good names and
descriptions and add easy to reach tools, maybe that is enough.
I disabled the alert for tomorrows class. I can explain the Journal
concept and the importance before starting and see if the students would
do pay attention to naming etc then.
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