Report system legacy

Christian Stimming christian at
Tue Jun 25 14:57:55 EDT 2013

Hi Geert,

Am Dienstag, 25. Juni 2013, 20:09:26 schrieb Geert Janssens:
> Rewriting this to properly prevent duplicate names is probably possible, but
> I'd rather move in the other direction: allow duplicate names in custom
> reports.
> My motivations:
> - I'm working on the uservoice request to allow to save a custom report
> without requiring to change the name first. ...

Very good!

> So I'd like to drop the restriction on duplicate report names. The
> consequence would be we can't guarantee anymore that reports stored in old
> meta files open correctly (that is with the proper options set). They may,
> but they may not. So I'd add a warning dialog in the code path that loads
> these old meta files, indicating that the report may or may not have been
> loaded properly.

Yes. Just drop the 2.2 compatibility restriction. This is really long enough 



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