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Re: Show all options for conflict resolution

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 17:39:59 -0700

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> We originally showed all options, and it seemed simply overwhelming.
> So we took a clue from perforce (which has a really similar UI) and
> decided to show only the most common options for newbies.
> Intermediate users will look at the whole list to see more options,
> and advanced users just end up habituating to typing the letters they
> want without reading the prompt at all.
>
> I'd rather find a way to make the full list's availability more
> obvious, rather than flooding the novice with 10 options.

OK. But showing h)elp to show more options seems poorly named. Does Perforce
do that to?

Blair

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