Lets take the worst of windows and make it the unchangeable default of linux

Jim Cornette redhat-jc at insight.rr.com
Fri Feb 20 03:24:32 UTC 2004

> Not really having paid much attention to:
>  http://mail.gnome.org/archives/nautilus-list
> (but please look there if you want to see more data), I think spatial
> mode makes two assumptions:
>  - Navigation can be kept shallow for non-expert users
>  - Expert users will make frequent use of Control-L
> Regards,
> 						Owen

Say I click my way to a file within some directory which is a long way 
down a path. If I try to click with only a few directories down a path, 
I have no way of knowing the actual path to the file.

All I get is a lot of open windows and know one of them was where the 
file originally was.

Getting a window for every click is bad enough. Why the new window 
cannot at least give you a clue as to where it came from, looking at the 
window with the file you want.

CTL-L is not any more of a convienience than a terminal shell or using 
the run dialog box.

Spacial mode is basically useless and does not really let one know where 
the file is and needlessly clutters up the desktop.


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