"Defaults" button in every settings screen

Jannis Pohlmann jannis at xfce.org
Sat Dec 10 02:39:57 CET 2011

On Fri, 09 Dec 2011 20:30:51 -0500
Michael Orlitzky <michael at orlitzky.com> wrote:

> On 12/09/2011 05:05 PM, Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> >
> > Even with a "restore defaults" button there would still be problems:
> >
> >    * If the user doesn't know what caused a dialog to render
> > off-screen, how would he know where to restore defaults - in the
> > app the dialog belongs to or in Xfce?
> If he was playing around with him XFCE settings and not the app
> settings the day before, when it was working, that would be a clue.

A user with such a good memory would perhaps also remember which
options he touched, don't you think? :P

> I just object to the arguments put forth to show that it isn't
> useful: it's useful to me. And to decide that it's only useful to
> people who "use their computers wrong" is a gnomey argument =)

Oh, I clearly enjoy hearing that one. ;)

  - Jannis

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