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Re: Lets take the worst of windows and make it the unchangeabledefault of linux



On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 10:53, Douglas Furlong wrote:
> > If I cared for nautilus enough, I'd make
> > a patch myself, but with all the other annoyances (MIME screwups,
> > ask-before-move file, etc), I'd be more compelled to just drop it. It
> > seems that the disk mounts lines on the context menu are gone, too. I
> > loved that, it was way better than freaking magicdev. It seems that all
> > the features that I use will be gone, replaced by behaviour that I don't
> > want. Every time I do an install I spend an ungodly amount of time
> > customizing nautilus. It used to be just a few changes to get it nice
> > and pretty, now it's a bunch to make it _usable_, and I still can't get
> > the damn thing to behave the way I _want_.
> > 
> > > an important distintion, we are no longer clear cutter users), when I
> > > challenged Alex on this point he confirmed that later on there will be a
> > > *hidden* option to set the browse mode as the default.
> > > He also explained breifly (off list) why having a more accesible option is some
> > > thing he feel's can lead to one hell of a nightmare. I don't compleately agree
> > 
> > I can't see how this can possibly be, because the current version is
> > configurable.
> 
> The "spacial" model is the method they wish to use going forward, that
> means the browse methods development (unless picked up by other
> developers), will become depreciated, and no longer maintained.

This is not true. The browser mode will still be supported (i.e. bugs
fixed and whatnot). Its just not gonna be the default.

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