Thu, 22 Jun 2000 16:29:45 +0200
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Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> (This was related to writing plug-in for the filebrowsers on major
> platforms.) But the design concept has to be there. Maybe filebrowser
> developers will help if they know in detail what functionality they have
> to provide.
IIRC, file browsers have documented interfaces for such
plug-ins, don't they?
> > > b) The keyring management dialog should transparently show
> > > all important information in one window.=20
> > Not all - Did you read the Whitten report on the PGP GUI. =20
> > One important thing is still missing: An option (which is enabled by
> > default) to suppress most information - the standard mode; the other
> > information should only be shown in expert mode.
> True. May I should have written: Only the (most) important information.
> But it should show it at once, the way it is done now with all the
> windows is very cumbersome from a usability perspective.
I have my problems with the concepts of "user levels". IMHO the
display of each information should be configurable separately.
In addition, we can provide ready-made profiles for novice,
intermediate, and expert users, but for the real[TM] expert,
customization is most important.
(_G-N-U_) Dr. rer. nat. Peter Gerwinski <email@example.com>
o o G-N-U GmbH, EDV-Dienstleistungen, http://www.g-n-u.de
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