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Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: [Patch] New city dialog
From: Jason Dorje Short <jshort@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 14:30:31 -0400
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Raimar Falke wrote:
> I put a new version of the city dialog into the incoming directory
> (new_city_dialog1.diff.gz). It is an updated version of Thue's patch
> (
> Besides some outstanding technical points I'm not sure if this new
> dialog is a big step forward. The new dialog looks
> crowded/cramped. The frames have no border. The info list on the left
> side for example is a nice idea but IMHO with a multi-line label (like
> is was used in the old one) the dialog would look nicer, be more
> flexible (font, color) and would also be using less size. Which leads
> me to another problem: the new dialog (at least in the german
> translation) has a width >900 pixel.
> Summary: Technically the patch is ready, but I think it isn't a huge
> improvement in use-ability.

When I've used this patch before I found it a lot more usable.  This
work should not go to waste, though it is would be fairly logical to
keep the old-style city dialogs around as an option.


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