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Re: Inconsistent behaviour of Options

Subject: Re: Inconsistent behaviour of Options
From: wwp
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006 17:04:35 +0100
Hello Jindrich,


On Thu, 09 Mar 2006 16:03:30 +0100 Jindrich Novy <[email protected]> wrote:

> Hello Pavel,
> 
> On Thu, 2006-03-09 at 15:14 +0200, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> > > The question is whether to fix the bug in the way that:
> > >
> > > 1. "Ok" sets the parameters only for the current session and won't touch
> > > the ini file. "Save" saves the configuration to ini file so that it's
> > > needed to add the "Save" button to the rest of the Options dialog
> > > entries to make it consistent.
> > >
> > > 2. "Ok" sets the parameters to ini file for all the dialogs, so that
> > > it's needed to remove "Save" button from the Layout and Configuration
> > > options to make it consistent.
> > >
> > > What's your opinion?
> > 
> > I think solution number 2 is better. After all we have Options -> Save
> > setup so the "Save" buttons are somewhat redundant. There is also the
> > auto_save_setup option which saves the ini file on exit.
> 
> I also prefer this solution as the implementation of the Save button is
> kind of strange because the Save button is handled by B_EXIT action in
> init_layout() and layout_cmd() and is rather useless in general ;-)

Yes, and IMO having the optional auto-save-when-exiting is fine, since we have
"save setup" from the Options menu, no need for a Save button in *some*
options dialog :-).


Regards,

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wwp
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