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Re: [master] timezone: allow the user to type it in.

I think that if we are doing this, we should do it upstream so everyone benefits from it. In system-config-date.
We do not have to solve this until F15 so I think we have more than enough time to do this properly (or not at all).

Martin Sivák
msivak redhat com
Red Hat Czech
Anaconda team / Brno, CZ

----- "Ales Kozumplik" <akozumpl redhat com> wrote:

> On 10/19/2010 06:51 PM, Ales Kozumplik wrote:
> > GTK currently does not suppoort search-as-you-type comboboxes, so
> this is
> > an alternative functionality, where we try to guess (using difflib)
> what
> > the user meant.
> >
> > Cons: if he types 'Brno' which s-c-date doesn't know about, then
> 'Prague'
> > is not suggested automatically.
> >
> > Pros: if you know your 'timezone city' you can just type it in
> quickly
> > (I'd argue most people in Europe know what their 'timezone city'
> is).
> >
> > Related: rhbz#520631
> > ---
> I just want an "yes this is better than what we had before" kind of
> ack. 
> Then a patch putting the searchbar and the combobox below into a nice
> table will follow.
> A screenshot: http://akozumpl.fedorapeople.org/guess_tz.png
> Ales
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