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Re: [TSVN] how should the UI look like

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-04-09 18:27:35 CEST

Molle Bestefich wrote:
> Toby Johnson wrote:
>>SteveKing wrote:
>>>Hmmm - we *could* however show a hint in the error message we throw if
>>>a lock fails that to force the lock a shift-right-click is needed.
>>>What do people think about that?
> -1, it's bad GUI design.

Sorry, but without even a suggestion on how to do it differently, I
can't accept the '-1'.

>>The choice on whether to steal the lock should be made *after* the user
>>knows exactly which locks need stealing, not before. Maybe someone else
>>reserved a lock in the time between when someone decided a lock needs
>>stealing and when they run the command, thereby causing the second user
>>to "accidentally" steal this new lock.
> I concur :-).

Well, you will _always_ have that kind of race.


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