[Geany-devel] various prefs warning

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Wed Sep 14 23:45:55 UTC 2011

On 15 September 2011 02:47, Nick Treleaven
<nick.treleaven at btopenworld.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I think there should be a clear warning about changing the new various prefs - e.g. a user might enable use_safe_file_saving and then run into problems.
> I'll try to add a warning label and perhaps put the treeview in an expander, collapsed by default. We want to make it obvious that changing those settings should only be done if you know what you're doing.

Sadly I think warnings are useless, no one reads them, and even if
they do they then ignore them :-S  This is a tool for programmers
remember, ie us :-)

> I think this change should go through before the string freeze.

If you can do it in time the expander idea is fine IMHO, just don't
expect it to have any effect.


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