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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Good beta release! (Suggestions)

From: Joern Thyssen
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Good beta release! (Suggestions)
Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 19:52:56 +0000
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On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 09:41:49AM -0700, Richard Anderson wrote

> I think Options is a better label than Settings, since this conforms to
> Windows UI standards.  I notice that there has been a commendable effort in
> gbg to conform to some Windows UI standards; I'd like to see this taken
> further.  I realize that some of the Windows UI standards may not be ideal,
> but when third party apps follow the existing standard it flattens the
> user's learning curve enormously.

The primary target of GNU Backgammon is GNU/Hurd or GNU/Linux, so in
general we should not try to conform to MS Windows UI standards unless
they happen to coincide with their open source equivalent. 


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