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Re: what is "Document Viewer"?



David wrote:
On 5/6/2009 10:28 AM, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 10:12 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
Other than a few well recognized brands like Firefox, generally end
users don't know or care about the application names and only the
functionality that it offers.
I disagree. I have at least three PDF viewers installed, any of which
could legitimately call itself "Document Viewer". Until the day comes
when there is Only One True Viewer, this is going to persist, and
obscuring the real name of the app helps no-one.

Why not "Evince Document Viewer"?

poc

Also, if you are going to have a generic name, at lease have the
option of picking the application in the Preferred Application menu.
It is there for your WEB browser, mail reader, and a few others...


Why don't you edit your menus to fit you own needs and wishes?


Isn't that what Patrick was suggesting?

Anyway, thanks all for the responses. It's heartening to know that I'm not the only person who thought that was unnecessarily cryptic.


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