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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: [OT] Architectural renovation

From: Colin Walters
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: [OT] Architectural renovation
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2003 11:28:57 -0400

On Wed, 2003-09-03 at 16:48, Bruce Stephens wrote:

> My experience of applications which obviously use non-standard
> toolkits is almost entirely negative: xmms, xine, and mplayer, for
> example, suck, IMHO.  They're acceptable to me because I can remember
> the keys I normally use to operate them---the interfaces are awful.
> That's not to say it can't be done well---just that it's safer to
> provide widgets that show text, and scrollbars, and things, rather
> than expecting random programmers to do something sensible, because
> you can bet they won't bother to provide (for example) normal text
> selection (I can't seem to copy the name of an MP3 from XMMS to paste
> into an email message, for example).

Rhythmbox will let you copy song names :)

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