[lsb-discuss] AppChecker 4.0.2 - comments

Wichmann, Mats D mats.d.wichmann at intel.com
Wed Mar 11 11:59:38 PDT 2009

Robert Schweikert wrote:
> Konstantin Vlasov wrote:
>>>> For now I did not find any better solution, but I agree that the
>>>> name "root" can be  misleading.  Maybe, display it as "<root>" or
>>>> something like that instead of just "root"? What do you think of
>>>> it? 
>>> In the GNOME GUI world they started to label the "root" directory as
>>> "filesystem", maybe we should follow this naming convention?
>> For  me  it  looks  a  bit  too long. What about simple "fs"? Does
>> it look clear enough?
> I think "fs" will not be sufficient for most users.
>  I'm also considering possibility to use some image instead of text
> here 
>> (e.g. like in the same GNOME, a hard drive icon).
> I think this would be a very good solution.

In general, I detest gnome file browser "standards" as they seem to
Have some weird ideas about "improving" things people are already
Used to, in a way that isn't any improvement, but an icon to represent
Top-of-heirarchy rather than fighting over best text sounds good.

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