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Re: Warning about experimental GUI

From: Thorsten Liebig
Subject: Re: Warning about experimental GUI
Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:50:43 +0100
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Am 29.11.2013 03:14, schrieb Daniel J Sebald:
> On 11/28/2013 03:02 PM, Thorsten Liebig wrote:
>> Am 28.11.2013 21:36, schrieb Torsten:
>>> On 28.11.2013 14:58, John W. Eaton wrote:
>>>> On 11/28/2013 08:46 AM, Richard Crozier wrote:
>>>>> Well, maybe some slight hyperbole, but on a small laptop screen it's a
>>>>> 'noticeable' reduction I think. Your solution sounds good to me.
>>>> I forgot to mention that it would be OK with me if we also made hiding
>>>> the warning bar sticky so that the setting is remembered.  I just
>>>> haven't done that yet, but I will try to do it unless someone else does
>>>> it first.
>>>> jwe
>>> Instead of hiding forever, I would like to revisit Dan's suggestion,
>>> that the warning reappears after a while. But instead of taking a time
>>> interval the attached patch automatically hides the warning for a
>>> certain number of restarts (here 20) before showing it again. Of course
>>> we can chose another limit for the counter.
>>> Torsten
>> I don't like this idea.
>> Why should we annoy the GUI users with some message reappear at random??
>> Thorsten
> Seemingly at random, that is.  Nonetheless, I prefer the time-stamp approach 
> because what it means is that if the user hasn't used the experimental
> GUI for a while he or she gets a reminder it is experimental.
> Dan
And if I use it regularly?? I personally would really hate it if some popup 
dialog would annoy me with some warning I'm well aware of...
First time use, ok. Make it hide ok. Let it reappear?? Please no....


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