Re (IRC): 2.2.0 and auto-save
stimming at tuhh.de
Thu Jul 5 15:53:10 EDT 2007
Am Donnerstag, 5. Juli 2007 16:56 schrieb Derek Atkins:
> >> Following this way of thought I would decide for choice #1, leave
> >> as-is for 2.2.0. What do the other developers say?
> > For better or for worse, we've conditioned users (me included) to
> > expect that they can 1) open GnuCash, 2) make undesired changes for
> > the purposes of exploration or experimentation, 3) close GnuCash w/o
> > saving, and 4) re-open GnuCash with their data in exactly the state
> > they last saved it.
> * me too * :(
Not me, though. But interesting - I haven't thought about users who got
accustomed to this particular behaviour. You're all right, this must not be
changed silently. I was only thinking about new users.
> > ==== Auto-save ====
> > Do you want to auto-save your data file?
> > [some explanation of the implications;]
> > [explanation that this can be customized in Preferences]
> > [Yes, just this once] [Yes, always] [No, not right now *] [No,
> > never] ===================
> > * default
> > So, I'm fine with #2, #3, or #4, but not with #1.
> I like this option #4, too. I'm also with Chris here with #2, #3, or
> #4 but not #1. I think I'd prefer #4, then #3, then #2.
Okay, so we're going for this dialog with choices. Are you up for doing this?
I don't know off-hand how to implement the bunch of buttons in gtk the
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