[Geany-devel] [geany/geany] 7cc443: Don't append file truncation warning if file doesn't exist - incorrect for remote files

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Wed Feb 1 16:51:01 UTC 2012

On 31/01/2012 23:09, Lex Trotman wrote:
>> Confusing the user is also harm. A (paranoid) user may worry some other file
>> >  got truncated.
> Ok, better put the filename in the message then, but preventing the
> message in the case where it is probable that actual harm has been
> done is really bad.

It would still confuse the user. Why tell the user something worrying 
that may well not be the case?

BTW do you agree/disagree with:

>> >  When writing to a networked file I would expect users to take more notice of
>> >  error messages, i.e. they should expect a save error might cause truncation.

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