[PC-BSD Testing] Add descriptions to newfs options

Fini Decima finid at linuxbsdos.com
Tue Sep 14 07:04:23 PDT 2010


> Quoting Dru Lavigne <drulavigne at sympatico.ca>:
>
>>
>>
>>> In the PC-BSD installer when you choose to setup a manual partitioning,
>>> you only see "UFS, UFS + S, UFS + J", etc. So you don't know what the
>>> letters actually mean. Would it be possible to add a mouse-over box
>>> with
>>> some descriptive text?
>>
>> We plan to add help/descriptive text to all of the PC-BSD menus by
>> 9.0. We discussed design a bit over the weekend at OLF as there is
>> only
>> so much screen real estate and many users tend to ignore Help
>> buttons. The most logical solution so far is to provide some text on
>>  the
>> screen and a More link for those readers who wish to continue
>> reading if all the text did not fit on the screen.
>>
>> Ping me if you're interested in helping in writing/reviewing the
>> text. Basically, any screen which currently doesn't have a Help button
>> (i.e. non-KDE menus) will need some help text. The goal is to
>> provide text that is actually helpful, so the more writers/reviewers
>>  the
>> better.
>
> Good idea. You can send me the text if you like me to review it.
>

Add me to that list of writers/reviewers.

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