[drupal-devel] New themeable function for buttons?
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Thu Jul 7 05:49:26 UTC 2005
On Thu, 07 Jul 2005 06:59:37 +0200, Robert Douglass <rob at robshouse.net>
> The Cancel link next to the button is wrong, imo. I don't like it.
> Cancel is an action even if it doesn't cause something in the database
> to be updated. In fact, it does update the db - as does every click on
> every link. Therefore we need to look at it from the user's perspective.
> Cancel is an action. It should be a button. Cancelling a process is most
> definitely different than navigating to the homepage. "Home" should be a
> link, Cancel, Submit, Delete, Confirm, Contact, Reply, Vote etc are all
> actions and should be buttons.
> I think the confirm link next to the button is ugly too and I think
> making the delete button a link would be a big step backwards in user
I'm with Robert. Everytime I see the Cancel button as a link, it just
seems wrong. Both Confirm and Cancel should be buttons (and Delete should
remain a button).
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