session logs [was: XML size (was: no subject) ]
04 Apr 2002 10:42:21 -0500
Paul Lussier <email@example.com> writes:
> I don't think you need to be able to tie it a specific set of entries
> or anything. I mostly use the comment feature of RCS to state what I
> did this session and remind me what I might need to do next time
> along. Since RCS also ties a date to each session, It's also easy
> for me to check the last time I actually did anything within gnucash.
Question: Doesn't "ls -l" give you this information, too? It will
tell you the last time you wrote the file.
> What could be done though, getting back the 'session log' idea is
> just provide a widget which allowed entering free form text. That
> entry would get date/time stamped. It could just be another table
> within the database. Additionally, when someone went to import/export
> ascii text, the widget could pop up requesting a comment.
> (of course, auto-pop-up widgets should be user configurable so they
> can be set to never, ever appear again should the user hate this idea :)
Yea, as I was reading your message I came up with the same approach: a
table of text and dates so you could leave yourself log messages. Sort
of like a ChangeLog :)
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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