New Anaconda and Mouse Buttons

John.Florian at John.Florian at
Tue Sep 18 18:20:17 UTC 2012

> From: Przemek Klosowski <przemek.klosowski at>
> To: Development discussions related to Fedora 
<devel at>
> Date: 09/18/2012 14:09
> Subject: Re: New Anaconda and Mouse Buttons
> Sent by: devel-bounces at
> On 09/18/2012 01:26 PM, John.Florian at wrote:
> > on (button-1-press or button-2-press or button-3-press) of ok_button 
> >      commit_changes()
> > end;
> I see two problems with this approach: it blocks forever any possibility 

> of using multiple buttons in Anaconda, and makes it behave differently 
> from the system it is about to install. I would prefer this:
> on (button-1-press or button-2-press or button-3-press) of ok_button do:
>   if (button-1-press) do:
>     commit_changes()
>   else
>     ask_if_the_user_wants_to_change_the_mouse_handedness()
> end;

Very clever.  That would float my boat.

Anything to avoid using my mouse "backwards" would be highly appreciated. 
Oddly, I can make the switch into "backward" use quite quickly, but 
getting back to "normal" latter takes some stumbling.  It's almost like 
having to respond to the name John with one group of people, but Michael 
to everyone else ... it might not be that bad if nobody else shared those 

John Florian
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