[Geany-Devel] f403e7e (PR#188) - Maintain edit history on document reload
elextr at xxxxx
Mon Jun 29 09:24:57 UTC 2015
On 29 June 2015 at 18:24, Thomas Martitz <kugel at rockbox.org> wrote:
> Am 29.06.2015 um 00:32 schrieb Lex Trotman:
>> On 29 June 2015 at 07:41, Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org>
>>> Le 26/06/2015 07:22, Thomas Martitz a écrit :
>>>> However, as we entered string freeze, I don't suppose a new dialog like
>>>> this is acceptable at this point?
>>> It would be really better not to indeed?
>>>> What else can we do for *this* release?
>>> Hum. If this is an important enough issue, I can see these solutions:
>>> - Default to not keep history (hence prompt);
>>> - Add an extra hidden setting "don't show this message again"-like for a
>>> *future* dialog/infobar, so it still always asks unless the user
>>> manually changes this hidden setting.
>>> Both are suboptimal for this feature, but if it's a problem we can
>>> probably delay default enabling to the next cycle.
>> Or just put a BIG notice in the release notes "Reload is now undoable
>> so it doesn't prompt any more"
> That helps only existing users, and only that fraction that actually reads
> release notes (I would think the bulk of them doesn't).
Well, yes, thats true, but it is something that can be done anyway,
since it has no impact on code or strings or anything else :)
> Perhaps it would be indeed best to not toggle the default for this release
> PS: I do love this feature now that I'm aware of the undo'ability, it's not
> like I want to act against it. I just fear it creates user confusion for
> both new and existing users alike.
Certainly it gave you a fright, and its admirable that you try to save
others from it, but personally I think you are too worried.
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