[Geany-devel] Some obsolete(?) bug reports

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Sun Feb 19 15:51:54 UTC 2012

Le 19/02/2012 01:06, Lex Trotman a écrit :
> [...]
>>> I just taught the file mangler to run geany -c so it never interrupts
>>> what a normal Geany is doing :)
>> I don't think that's something everybody should need to do.
> Yes, true.
> [...]
>> I personally do think what we do is definitely the Wrong Thing.
>> Honestly, I always have found this behavior very counter-intuitive and
>> not helpful.  I mean, if I tell Geany to restore my session, I expect it
>> to be restored whenever I start Geany, not only in some cases.
> Looking at it like that, then the current behaviour is wrong.
> I also checked a few other apps and all restore past sessions and add
> the new file to it, so I would say this is the behaviour a user would
> expect.
>> OK, for me it's not a real problem since I always have one or more Geany
>> instance open, but remembering the early times I did unexpectedly lost
>> some session data because of this behavior.
>> To summarize, I think that the current behavior will most likely NOT be
>> the expected one and will disturb most users.  See, even us do
>> workaround that in some ways, either using -c or having an instance
>> always open.
> Or both, so I *never* saw it as a problem :)
>> So I'd say "aye" to Dimitar since he gently volunteered :)  Moreover if
>> it is a preference I don't see any loss; but I'd better see this
>> preference turned on by default for new configurations if the restore
>> session one is on.
> Colomban has been so persuasive

Hehe :D

> that I don't even think it needs
> another option, the suggested behaviour is non-destructive, so why not
> just turn restoring sessions on or off.

Agreed, another pref isn't needed, either always restore or never
restore should be enough; IMO too.

Sounds reasonable to everybody?


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