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Subject: Re: jdgordon: r21307 - trunk/apps

Re: jdgordon: r21307 - trunk/apps

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 23:32:09 -0700

2009/6/16 Jens Arnold <>:
> On 16.06.2009, Dominik Riebeling wrote:
>> And just for the record, I never was annoyed or frustrated
>> by the splash. Having it disappear by the first button
>> press would be nice though, and most likely a much better
> I had no problem with that splash either. It just informs you
> that it can't do what you requested.

Sure, some people will find things less annoying than others, fact of
life. That splash in particular is entirely redundant though, sure the
first time you try starting playback and nothing happens its nice, but
every other time it just slows you down to fixing it.

> However, I am firmly against dismissable splashes (or other
> screens which also go away on timeout). It would make the
> number of button presses to do something timing dependent, and
> it would also add the risk of accidentally start an unwanted
> action if you press the button to dismiss just at the same time
> the splash disappears by itself.
> Regards, Jens

The splashes already are timing dependant
Received on 2009-06-17

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