[mythtv] Proposed alternate behaviour for show delete
ijr at case.edu
Wed Mar 9 19:11:33 UTC 2005
On Wednesday 09 March 2005 02:10 pm, Brad Templeton wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 02:05:45PM -0500, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > On Wednesday 09 March 2005 01:22 am, Brad Templeton wrote:
> > > Result: Delete can be undone, at least until the space is actually
> > > needed.
> > >
> > > Thoughts?
> > Doesn't make sense at all to me. If I manually delete something (which
> > rarely happens), I want it gone. You can't accidently delete a program
> > due to the extra 'are you sure' popup, unless you don't bother reading
> > the screen.
> That's certainly not true. Unlike you, I delete regularly as I am sure
> do many others, once I have watched a program I know I don't intend to
> watch again. Autoexpire is actually a very rare event for me -- and was
> on the Tivo except for suggestions which are of course constantly
> autoexpiring there.
> Because of that, the are-you-sure pop-up becomes close to meaningless.
> It becomes the normal operation at end of program to, barely aware of what
> your fingers are doing, delete and confirm.
> "Are you sure" prompts are well known in UI design to be a poor idea unless
> they truly only happen for rare events. Undo is far better.
Why do you manually delete things, if autoexpire is turned on?
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