|Summary:||Destructive actions should always be confirmed|
|Product:||[Retired] Red Hat Linux||Reporter:||Lyle Taylor <lyle>|
|Component:||redhat-config-printer||Assignee:||Tim Waugh <twaugh>|
|Status:||CLOSED CANTFIX||QA Contact:|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2007-01-02 19:22:48 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
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Description Lyle Taylor 2003-04-07 23:48:03 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030225 Description of problem: I went to change the default printer and accidentally clicked on the the "Delete" toolbar button instead of the "Default" button (which is easy to do since they're right next to each other). Without asking for a confirmation, it deleted the queue that I wanted to make the default. In order to undo it, I had to close and restart the app. As a general principle, good user interface design requires that confirmation be obtained before destructive actions are carried out, unless the user has selected an option not to. This is a case where I think it would definitely be better to ask for confirmation before performing the action, especially since there is no undo! Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): redhat-config-printer-0.6.47-1 How reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Simply choose any queue and then click on the "Delete" toolbar button. Actual Results: The queue was deleted from the list. Expected Results: It should have asked me for confirmation before deleting the queue from the list. Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2003-04-08 08:35:32 UTC
Requires style guide.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2006-08-05 05:38:10 UTC
Red Hat apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We do want to make sure that no important bugs slip through the cracks. Red Hat Linux 7.3 and Red Hat Linux 9 are no longer supported by Red Hat, Inc. They are maintained by the Fedora Legacy project (http://www.fedoralegacy.org/) for security updates only. If this is a security issue, please reassign to the 'Fedora Legacy' product in bugzilla. Please note that Legacy security update support for these products will stop on December 31st, 2006. If this is not a security issue, please check if this issue is still present in a current Fedora Core release. If so, please change the product and version to match, and check the box indicating that the requested information has been provided. If you are currently still running Red Hat Linux 7.3 or 9, please note that Fedora Legacy security update support for these products will stop on December 31st, 2006. You are strongly advised to upgrade to a current Fedora Core release or Red Hat Enterprise Linux or comparable. Some information on which option may be right for you is available at http://www.redhat.com/rhel/migrate/redhatlinux/. Any bug still open against Red Hat Linux 7.3 or 9 at the end of 2006 will be closed 'CANTFIX'. Again, if this bug still exists in a current release, or is a security issue, please change the product as necessary. We thank you for your help, and apologize again that we haven't handled these issues to this point.
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2007-01-02 19:22:48 UTC
Red Hat Linux 7.3 and Red Hat Linux 9 are no longer supported by Red Hat, Inc. f you are currently still running Red Hat Linux 7.3 or 9, you are strongly advised to upgrade to a current Fedora Core release or Red Hat Enterprise Linux or comparable. Some information on which option may be right for you is available at http://www.redhat.com/rhel/migrate/redhatlinux/. Closing as CANTFIX.