Quoting Geoffrey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> I would agree to some extent, although as a long time user of GIMP, I
> think this list deserves to know the reason for the change. I've not
> seen it pass the list as of yet.
Seth Nickell was the owner of the file chooser design. Seth now works at RedHat,
although I'm not sure he did at the time he came up with the design.
The relevant lists for the filechooser discussions are
Notable threads: (excuse me, threads often start on other lists and get moved to
usability, so I often don't have the start of the thread here)
I was going to get a few more, but you can try your own searches. There are
thousands (literally) of posts on gtk-list, gtk-devel-list and usability about
the file chooser.
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