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Re: Browsers [was: Fedora Core 3]



On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 10:50 +0200, Harald Hoyer wrote:
> Matthew Miller wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 12:33:38PM -0700, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> > 
> >>Nobody's saying to remove all browsers from core, but to allow switching 
> >>of the main browser with /etc/alternatives, which is a mechanism having 
> >>nothing to do with core, extras or alternatives.  They just happen to be 
> >>named similarly...
> > 
> > 
> > I don't know if you've looked at the Fedora Extras Firefox package, but it's
> > nicely integrated so that in Gnome, you can choose it as a 'preferred web
> > browser', and you get it instead of Mozilla when you hit the web browser
> > button or any other time Gnome wants to show a web page.
> > 
> > Unlike /etc/alternatives, this is a per user choice, which makes more sense
> > for an application like this.
> > 
> 
> I hope we won't see paperclip dialogs like: "Firefox does not seem your default browser. Would you..."

How do you feel about talking staplers?  We've found in our usability
studies that people are much more friendly to staplers instead of those
nasty paper clips. ;-)

-- 
Bryan Clark <bclark redhat com>
Red Hat Desktop Design Ninja



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