[Geany-devel] various prefs warning

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Thu Sep 15 20:50:20 UTC 2011

Le 15/09/2011 16:48, Nick Treleaven a écrit :
> --- On Wed, 14/9/11, Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:
> [...]
>>> The dangerous settings are gio_unsafe_save_backup,
>>> use_gio_unsafe_file_saving and use_safe_file_saving,
>> and IMHO their
>>> names are quite indicative. Everything else is
>> harmless
>> I'm puzzled between adding "annoyance" to the user and
>> preventing her to
>> touch sensitive settings without a good reason. 
>> Actually some
>> "harmless" settings as Dimitar called them may even be of
>> some real
>> interest to some users (the reason why we have that Various
>> tab, heh),
>> like allow_always_save, compiler_tab_autoscroll, etc.
>> So I agree that we should find a way to tell the user not
>> to change
>> something without having checked the manual (or be prepared
>> no to come
>> cry in our skirts), but I'm not sure we should really make
>> it *hard* to
>> change something like compiler_tab_autoscroll.
> I agree, I like Dimitar's feature. I don't want to make it hard to use, just more obvious that the user should be careful.

OK, so do as you think it's the best -- unless it makes the thing harder
to use for really interested users I'm fine with any type of warning.


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