[Thunar-dev] Thunar User Interface

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Tue Feb 15 18:05:19 CET 2005

Biju Chacko wrote:
>>> Personally, I like the Nautilus way of grouping content. All those 
>>> separators make it look busy. Wider gaps are cleaner imho.
>>> As for the permissions tab:
>>> * move sgid, suid attributes to an "Advanced Permissions" dialog. The 
>>> majority of the time they will not be used, so why show them?
>> Similar to Konqueror then?
> Yes, but without the dropdowns for permissions ... nautilus style is 
> clearer.
>>> * Move "Text view" of permissions to the general tab and get rid of 
>>> the number view.
>> "Text view" would be named "Permissions" then in the general tab, 
>> which is a bit confusing, since there's also a tab named 
>> "Permissions". Any ideas for a better name? "Mode"?
> I think that "Permissions" twice would be least confusing. The other 
> options that I thought about are far more confusing or unwieldy.

Hm, shrinking the dialog the way you suggested looks odd. I agree with 
you that the sgid, suid and sticky stuff does not need to be visible by 
default. Perhaps you could get your hands on ThunarPropertiesDialog.py? ;-)

> -- b


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