Same keyboard shortcut for 3 elements in Add account dialog

Paul Aurich paul at darkrain42.org
Fri Aug 27 02:17:43 EDT 2010


On 2010-08-26 22:57, Mark Doliner wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 1:09 PM, Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> wrote:
>> I agree it's "wrong", and I realized that when I committed it, but I
>> don't think it's less wrong than having no mnemonic - and it's possible
>> to cycle between entries both by pressing 'tab' and by repeatedly
>> pressing the mnemonic (which cycles only between those that share the
>> mnemonic).

Knowing this, I'm okay with it (other than it looks odd).

>> Obviously a more correct fix would be to push the mnemonics down to the
>> prpls, but just doing that with '_' indicators would cause problems for
>> other UIs/toolkits that don't use the same notation, so...
> 
> Does Adium already have to strip out underscores from some of our strings?

Not sure about Adium, but I believe Finch does.

> I almost feel like the choice of the mnemonic should be automatic, by
> GTK.  But I guess having a human decide the mnemonic probably results
> in a more natural choice.  Another possible solution is to have a
> plaintext string and a mnemonicized string, but that sounds like over
> engineering.
> 
> --Mark

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