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Re: what is "Document Viewer"?



On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 9:37 PM, brian <fedora logi ca> wrote:
> 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.


You're not the only one. KDE 4.2 currently has this Gnomish behavior
by default, and it's driving me crazy. I've been informed however,
that it will soon be fixed.


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