SWAT Redesign for Testing
deryck at samba.org
Tue Apr 19 17:18:05 GMT 2005
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Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
| On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 10:41:00AM +1000, c.maxwell at a-r-m.com.au wrote:
|>I've noticed the 'Current view is Basic/Advanced' bit and then the
|>redundant buttons below. You could use the onClick() event of the radio
|>boxes to do the same thing.
| SWAT must work for security-paranoids like me who turn off scripting and
reasoning for this, is that it allows GUI customizations based on user
preferences, choices, etc. without having GUI features coded in the SWAT
binary. There are obvious advantages here, but my ultimate reasoning
was that it would be nice to move toward a templated SWAT eventually.
This way SWAT (the binary) would only handle data and template
processing and all GUI features would be left to XHTML, CSS,
I realize, though, that sometimes people don't choose to enable
sandbox and only make certain browser elements available to scripts via
respect people's right to use a browser as they see fit. So I make sure
user's right to use a browser as they see fit. I wouldn't use an
the user would have no way to select the additional parameters. I do
think that something along the lines of
| Current view is <B>basic</B>. Switch to [Advanced]
is acceptable, whether [Advanced] is a button or a link or whatever.
SWAT having more advanced functionality. For example, the help menu is
used to limited/different functionality.
At least, this is the logic I'm following, which seems reasonable to me.
| PS. Deryck: would you be willing to remove the target="opennew" tags
| from the links on your Screenshot Tour page? Thanks...
PSS. Sure. :-)
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