Graphically Unmounting Disk Volumes In Fedora 13

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Mon May 24 13:43:07 UTC 2010

On Mon, 24 May 2010, Tom Horsley wrote:

> On Mon, 24 May 2010 09:04:01 -0400
> Matthias Clasen wrote:
>>> Does that seem sensible?
>> No. We never want to show unmount in the UI. It is just confusing and
>> meaningless to the vast majority of users who rely on the UI. If you
>> really need to unmount individual volumes, you can use the commandline.
> "Sensible" and "gnome" do not go together at all. The gnome developers
> have created an imaginary "average user" in their minds who is something
> like a cave man who had to repeat "rock 101" 5 times before getting
> a passing grade. Rather than trying to get "sensible" from gnome, give
> this a try:

This kind of message is neither helpful nor warranted. Please don't do 
this anymore. It is just snarky and divisive.


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