[maemo-users] Another annoyance: bluetooth icon disappears

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Fri Sep 26 19:31:59 EEST 2008
On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 09:53:07AM -0600, Mark wrote:
> Besides, one can choose to hide any of the status bar icons if it's
> too cluttered, and even pick the order. The problem is that certain
> ones can't be pinned there.

And certain ones (e.g. presence) can't be hidden at all, which irritates

> There are several problems with your reasoning.
> 1) It's extremely poor design. It would have been trivial to add a
> single checkbox to the settings that makes the icon stay on the status
> bar, but the attitude is that "we don't want you to have that
> functionality at all because we think there are too many status bar
> icons." What's wrong with letting the user decide whether the status
> bar is too cluttered or not?

Simplicity is good.  Too many choices are overwhelming.  What's wrong
with letting the user decide whether he wants so read my MAKE MONEY FAST
email or not?

Marius Gedminas
And yes, you'd be insane to consider C++ for a new project in 2007.
                -- Thomas Ptacek
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