[gst-devel] gst-player ui required changes

Joshua N Pritikin vishnu at pobox.com
Thu Jan 16 00:50:02 CET 2003

On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 12:12:47AM -0800, Erik Walthinsen wrote:
> On 16 Jan 2003, Steve Baker wrote:
> > > - get rid of stop
> > Done! Its software, not hardware. There are no heads or motors to wear
> > out, and no batteries to run down by being in pause forever.
> OK, this is bogus.  Hardware issues have nothing to do with user
> interface.  Why are we creating a new interface when everyone and their
> dog is going to be vastly more comfortable with an interface they
> literally grew up with?  Just because that interface originated in
> hardware limitations does not mean that it is inherently flawed, nor does
> it give us license to arbitrarily change and cease to match what our
> *user* expect.

i'm nuking "Stop" in my player too.  It doesn't make sense to have
two buttons that do effectively the same thing ... and i like "Pause"
better than "Stop".

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