[Sugar-devel] [PATCH] Remove the keep button from the default activity toolbar
tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net
Wed Apr 28 10:30:27 EDT 2010
On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 23:21, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 2:52 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
>> On 23 April 2010 15:02, Sascha Silbe <sascha-ml-ui-sugar-devel at silbe.org> wrote:
>>> I like the proposal of renaming Keep to Copy and placing it in the palette
>>> of the Stop button. I was a bit worried about it getting confused with the
>>> clipboard action of the same name, but making it a secondary action of the
>>> Stop button should help with that.
>> This sounds odd.
>> To make a copy of my work I have to go to the Stop menu?
>> I've never seen Keep used in the field -- I've only seen misuse.
>> Does anyone have any experience-backed counter opinions?
> Well, I added a keep button in Turtle Art to the default menu because
> kids would throw away their projects to start new ones and lose all of
> their work. (This was in part because the stop button was hard to find
> in pre-0.86 and it was easier to resume an old project than to start a
> new one, which only will change for 0.90). Ideally, we'd have
> versioning and could get rid of keep as a concept altogether...
What happened to Sascha's versioning prototype? Nobody could find time
to test it and give feedback?
>> I still think removing the button altogether will be a big improvement
>> until the more advanced Journal solutions are actually implemented,
>> even though technically you could say it would cause a functionality
>> If someone really does want to do a bit of hacking on this, put the
>> Copy/Duplicate option in the Journal details view...
> To me, this seems to be the proper place to put copy/dup.
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