[Sugar-devel] [sugarlabs/sugar-toolkit-gtk3] Save As Popup (#327)

Tony Anderson tony_anderson at usa.net
Tue Apr 25 03:04:35 EDT 2017

Closing PR#49 sounds like an advance. I am glad to hear that Utkarsh's 
problem has
been fixed.


On 04/25/2017 02:12 PM, James Cameron wrote:
> I did, and have again.  I reassert my statements; please be detailed
> if you have different data.
> On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 01:54:37PM +0800, Tony Anderson wrote:
>> See Browse PR#49
>> Tony
>> On 04/25/2017 01:27 PM, James Cameron wrote:
>>> Your point wasn't clear, and it doesn't test out either.
>>> Browse-200 on Sugar 0.110 does not override the journal entry title if
>>> it has been set by the user, and Utkarsh's patch does not change that.
>>> There is a use case for giving a saved instance a title; which is
>>> where the title that would be used is not satisfactory.
>>> I don't see any evidence before the patch that a user supplied title
>>> is overridden.
>>> On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 01:07:21PM +0800, Tony Anderson wrote:
>>>> My point was clear. The fact that Browse overrides the user-supplied
>>>> title of the saved state is not likely to be a problem in practice.
>>>> It is hard to imagine a use case where a user wants to give a saved
>>>> instance of Browse a specific name so that the urls collectively can
>>>> be restored some months later or so the user can reflect on his
>>>> search at the time.
>>>> But Utkarsh is certainly correct, Browse has no business overriding
>>>> the user supplied title.
>>>> I hope this is more understandable.
>>>> Tony
>>>> On 04/25/2017 09:39 AM, James Cameron wrote:
>>>>> On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 09:28:00AM +0800, Tony Anderson wrote:
>>>>>> The page https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Save-As has been
>>>>>> edited to provide more information on the feature and to update it
>>>>>> to my understanding of the status.
>>>>> Thanks.
>>>>>> I am not sure that the issue with Browse is relevant. Browse does
>>>>>> not save a 'document' created by a user. It saves the urls for the
>>>>>> open tabs. Therefore, a user supplied name is not useful.
>>>>> In Sugar we have journal entries, or journal objects, not documents.
>>>>> Write saves a document inside a journal entry.
>>>>> Browse saves URLs for open tabs inside a journal entry.
>>>>> If you want your feature to only affect Write or certain activities,
>>>>> then it should not be in the toolkit affecting every activity.  Are
>>>>> there other particular activities that should or should not use your
>>>>> feature?
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