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Using CML2 1.1.0 'menuconfig' on clean 2.4.3 (mach is PPro 180)

Suggestions:

* the 'N' should be shown as ' ' as in menuconfig - it is
visually much better to get overview of whole screenful.
'Y'/'M' and 'N' are basically of 'same size' so you must look
directly on letter to understand what it is - not good.

* the menuconfig had nice shortcut: when you pressed 'm' on
[YN] field, it put 'y' there without questions. So you could
use only 2 keys to configure one screen: 'n/m'. this meant
you did not need to move fingers around and think about it
so much - big thing when you are not touch-typer...

* the colors are hard to see (red/blue on black). Probably
matter of terminal settings. I do not have any productive
ideas tho... Probably to get best experience to as much
people as possible the less colors are used the better.

The 'blue: last visited submenu' is unnecessary. Especially
because it later turns green... And the 'red' vs. 'green'
thing. I guess the green should be used for 'visited entries'
too. Now the red means like 'Doh. So I should not have
touched this?'. Confusing.

In other words: if there are too much colors, they become
a thing that should be separately learned, not a helpful
aid.

All this IMHO ofcourse. Colors are 'matter of taste' thing
so there probably is not exact Rigth Thing.

Bugs/complaints:

* aic7xxx is not updated (defaults: are 8/5 should be 253/5000)
(this from arch/i386/defconfig maybe?)

* 'IDE chipset support' nesting is very confusing - compare
to menuconfig. I would say even 'wrong'...
(eg. 'PIIXn tuning' is is under 'PIIXn support' which is not
under 'ATA works in progress'.

* screen is redrawn after _every_ keystroke - not only in moving
around, but even when you are on input field...

* input field: when there is some default and I start typing it
should either clear it or append.


--
marko

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