Removal of the location button

Jannis Pohlmann jannis at
Mon Nov 7 17:03:57 CET 2011

On Mon, 07 Nov 2011 16:31:45 +0100
Harald Judt <h.judt at> wrote:

> This is not about painting pictures, nor adding features without
> reason, and artistry will not make thunar a practical filemanager.
> Although the button was there all the time, it did not cause any harm
> and just went unnoticed by many users. Those that used it had a
> reason to do so. If I understood it correctly, the discussion is
> about trying to find a valid reason for the existence of the button,
> i.e. whether it is still used by someone, instead of dumping it
> altogether. I don't understand why you couldn't propose changes to
> replace its function with something more useful?

Let's not start fundamental debates please.

> Why fear changes when they could improve the product, as long as they 
> are still within the concept? Why do you think the ideas of other
> users are not important or could bring along improvements? If Jannis
> had thought it not important, why would he have asked in the first
> place?

Let's call it politeness. ;) 

But of course, the intention also was to get a better understanding of
the ideas you people have.

  - Jannis

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