[Wine]june 2005 release and 'registry' ?
felix.nawothnig at t-online.de
Sat Jul 9 00:01:16 CDT 2005
Brian Vincent wrote:
> What may not be obvious is the "Applications" tab in winecfg is tied
> to the other tabs.
The current design is totally braindead from a usability standpoint:
* As you pointed out it's not very intuitive that selecting an item in
the first tab affects the semantics of the other tabs (even if it
would be documented).
* It's not clear which settings are global-only - we could disable the
controls but it would still be confusing IMHO. Also the drives tab
will probably never contain any per-app settings so we would have to
disable the whole tab. Silly.
* All per-app settings really need exactly one more option - "don't
override" (inherit from global). This is not doable with the current
I'll submit a preliminary patch (introducing the not yet configurable
DSound settings) showing how I think this should be done later today.
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