dway at mailcan.com
Tue Dec 7 05:40:50 UTC 2004
On Monday, December 6, 2004, at 01:17 PM, Jon Hylands wrote:
> On Mon, 06 Dec 2004 09:36:26 -0800, "Doug Way" <dway at mailcan.com>
>> Actually, I'd say that dupAll is winning, not dupMain. (Perhaps
>> what you meant to say.) dupAll is preferred by you, me and Milan Z.
>> one has specifically said they prefer dupMain to dupAll. (Well, I did
>> originally but then I changed my mind.) A few others mentioned that
>> they like the dup* behavior in general, but didn't differentiate
>> dupMain and dupAll.
> Well, I specifically like dupMain better than dupAll...
Oops, you're right, you did mention that.
> However, I don't
> mind going into the preferences of a new image and setting it either.
> What we should be looking at is not what people on this list like,
> what we think would be the most appealing and/or intuitive to a
> for whatever platform they happen to be working on.
Absolutely. Actually, when I say I "liked" it, I meant that I thought
it was the best overall compromise solution, taking various factors
into account. (And Lex was definitely trying to judge objectively.)
For my own personal usage, they would be the same for me.
I think dupAll is better for beginners, tutorials and from a
consistency point of view. dupMain may cause less of a problem for
some existing users. That's probably the main difference between the
If we went with dupAll as default, we could keep the dupMain preference
around for those who prefer it.
Anyway, if anyone else feels strongly about what would be the best
overall default preference, please speak up now.
(For those who haven't been following "dupAll" and "dupMain" etc were
defined in the first few posts on this thread.)
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