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Subject: Re: my next crazy idea... rework the menu system

Re: my next crazy idea... rework the menu system

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 09:35:04 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Jonas H wrote:

> Furthermore, "option bloat" in my eyes is more than just code-size and
> code-readability. It's also the fact, that too many options make baby Jesus
> cry. Or at least, it makes it harder to find what you're looking for.

Yes indeed.

> Of course, in that case, people will be unable to change certain options
> without having to use a computer. Maybe some sort of .cfg-file editor plugin
> could be created, which would then expose all available options (or maybe
> just the hidden ones).

Another alternative used in some UI environments is of course the "Advanced"
mode that until selected hides lots of the more esoteric options.

However, that makes some options even harder to find...

  Daniel Stenberg -- --
Received on 2006-08-23

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