Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

User Interface Gripe #8394 -- Progress Bars

Okay, yes, I understand the need to update the package. And I'm even willing to grant that there is some justification for doing a fripping 20MB download, because you're too lazy to figure out how to do a proper patch.

But look. If you're going to put a progress bar in the update window, have it mean something! In particular, it does not fill me with confidence to watch the progress bar irregularly inch from left to right -- and then dive back to the left again. And inch its way back across -- and dive back to the left again. That's not a progress bar, that's a particularly dull table-tennis game, and it's not what I want out of my software...
Tags: programming

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