[Sugar-devel] Have a discard option in the "name a fresh instance" dialog
Gary C Martin
gary at garycmartin.com
Thu Feb 19 09:51:21 EST 2009
On 19 Feb 2009, at 06:30, Simon Schampijer wrote:
> Gary C Martin wrote:
>> On 18 Feb 2009, at 20:31, Wade Brainerd wrote:
>>> As I understood it, the ability to "Not Keep" was an important
>>> part of this design, but I haven't seen the implementation yet.
>>> Is it not there, or maybe just not immediately discoverable?
>>> I too think it would be wonderful to have a Don't Keep button
>>> right there.
>> I'd like to see a 'don't keep' as well, but I think it's a bunch
>> more complicated in the current data-store implementation.
>> Activities get Journal entries created as you switch away from
>> them, and perhaps some other cases (sleep?), so a 'don't keep'
>> button would need to actively DELETE journal entries that may have
>> been created before the activity was first stopped.
>> Just wanted to raise the implementation issues, but I would like a
>> 'don't keep' if it didn't burn too much core dev time, though I
>> accept this may be due to my particular current Sugar usage pattern.
> Right, so there is an issue implementation wise. Also the discard
> button should probably be in the activity toolbar.
> One good news is that with the option to 'resume by default' we
> actually don't create that many entries anymore.
> Can we say that the discard option is a general addition but does
> not stop us from landing the current implementation of the Naming
Sure FWIW, on balance, I'd like to see the current Naming Alert go
ahead. It can be fine tuned in the next release cycle.
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