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Re: "force" option in APIs

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-03-23 15:57:14 CET

On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, Julian Foad wrote:

> Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> > On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, Julian Foad wrote:
> > Another alternative is to have an callback for asking those questions.
> > This is useful, since a GUI could choose to ask for each individual path
> > (i.e. lock is currently owned by albert, steal it?).
>
> Yes, that's distinctly better, and is mentioned by C-M Pilato in issue 2220.
>
Well, not exactly. I was talking of a way to ask the UI questions during
the operation. See also my comment added to that issue.

> >>Also (many?) other APIs, especially any that are new in 1.2.
> >
> > Maybe this isn't the right time in the 1.2 dev cycle to push such a
> > change, thoug.
>
> Now is the right time to review the "New in 1.2" APIs and fix anything that we
> can easily fix. Bigger changes like adding notification callbacks might be too
> much of a job for now.
>
Agreed.

//Peter

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