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Re: Here are some of my ideas for Fedora 8 and Fedora 9



On Wed, Jul 04, 2007 at 01:22:29PM +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
>  Valent Turkovic wrote:
> > Starting a default browser app is like a roulet - you see an icon but
> > you place bets before clicking it and then see what app starts after you
> 
>  Not at all, after a default install the icon will start Firefox and this 
>  does not change until you go to change the default manually (or unistall 
>  Firefox, if that was possible, but isn't)
> 
> > click it. It should be unambiguous which apps starts from just looking
> > at the icon. If it is firefox it should be firefox icon, if it is other
> 
>  It is unambiguous: the default web browser is launched. This is a 
>  task-oriented philosophy instead of application-oriented.
>  In the same vein, the menu option titled "Word Processor" will launch OOo 
>  Writer and Movie Player will launch Totem, it is not a discrimination 
>  against Firefox.
> 
> > some other browser that the icon should be also changer to it's default
> > icon.

Perhaps the htmlview icon could somehow be "symlinked" to the icon for
whichever browser is default.  So the user sees the Firefox icon .. or
Mozilla, or whichever they have configured as default.

Ray


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