[wp-hackers] Re: 2.5 admin menu thoughts
ryan at boren.nu
Sun Feb 24 22:07:58 GMT 2008
On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 2:03 PM, Ryan Boren <ryan at boren.nu> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Computer Guru
> <computerguru at neosmart.net> wrote:
> > Quick question on the menu topic:
> > It's currently:
> > [Write Page | Write Post]
> > I'm willing to bet my life savings that the majority of WP users are
> > more likely to want to create a post than a page - shouldn't those two
> > be switched around? Stupid little thing to nitpick, I know, but anyway
> > - the "standard" in UIs for the past decade or so has been to have the
> > more likely/default/positive option of any two on the left-hand side
> > (at least in LTR languages).
> > For instance:
> > "Do you want to continue?"
> > [Yes|No]
> > "What would you like to do:"
> > [Make a million dollars|Leave]
> In the past we used the GNOME style, which puts the primary button
> right-most. I think Liz's interface guide has the primary left-most,
Primary button right-most is also the Apple standard as well, I
believe. Closing windows are usually like this.
When I have to use something besides GNOME or Mac OS, I have to
actually read the buttons. :-)
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