[Sugar-devel] Proxy Control Panel (Was: New Dextrose-3...)
alsroot at activitycentral.org
Tue Nov 29 15:53:52 EST 2011
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 08:26:46PM +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:
> 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.
It was implemented that way, because it exactly mimics the Proxy
settings dialog in Gnome/Mozilla. Not sure if it makes sense to invent
new usage workflow for people who will use it.
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