[sugar] (very) Little Proposals for 9.1
Mon Oct 13 09:37:56 EDT 2008
Am 13.10.2008 um 15:35 schrieb pgf at laptop.org:
> jerome wrote:
>> I agree with this. I was with my (almost) 7 year old daughter
>> yesterday and she was studying scratch with 767 and after an hour of
>> playing around, she told me that she wants to turn it off (the XO)
>> she couldn't determine how as there is no obvious way of doing so
>> the OS unlike what she can do on XP or Gnome, so the first thing she
>> did was press the power button.
> i've always been surprised that the power button doesn't allow
> shutdown. i think the button should invoke a menu, which, if left
> untouched for 5 or 10 seconds, would allow the laptop to sleep
> as it does now. the menu should have entries for "cancel" and
> "shutdown". i suppose for completeness there should be one for
> "suspend" as well, but "reboot" is unnecessary, imho.
> (if this menu were present, there might be no need for those
> entries in the UI itself.)
... except if not running on the XO.
But this power-button UI could be in addition to a regular menu, which
should not be invoked from the home view but from the frame's device
- Bert -
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