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Re: [TSVN] how should the UI look like

From: Molle Bestefich <molle.bestefich_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-04-10 13:26:39 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:
>> What's with the quotes and the dumbing.. Trying to convince this old
>> idiot that Unlock is a good name by enclosing it in ""s? :-)
> You seem to be under the impression that I have somehow addressed these
> messages to you or about you.

Ok ok, sorry, it was a joke, hence the smiley.

>> I'm not sure where you propose that this checkbox be placed.
>> In a dialog presented _before_ the unlocking takes place?
> I assume Lock will be a lot like commit. You will select some files, and
> get a dialog a lot like commit where you can enter your lock comment and
> press OK or Cancel. Likewise, I assume Unlock will be a bit like Revert.
> You will get a confirmation dialog with selected files. I am proposing the
> Check box live on that dialog.

Ok, thanks, that was exactly what I was looking for!

>>> I just think the UI should be clean and simple.
>> Of course, we all do.
> Many of your suggestions seem to be at odds with that statement. I have
> seen little that is clean and simple proposed by you. Perhaps you just are
> not expressing your ideas as clearly as you see them in your head though.

Probably not! :-)
Sorry for the noise!

>>> Stefan is already adding an unlock option to the product, we should just
>>> use that.
>> ...And shut up with the suggestions for now, or what's your point with
>> the above statement?
> Again, I am simply stating MY suggestions for how the UI ought to work. I
> am not sure why you interpret that as me telling you to shut up. Should
> only your suggestions be put forth and discussed? Everyone, including
> Stefan, are free to just discard my suggestions if they choose. I am just
> trying to answer Stefan's original email and clarify how I think this ought
> to work. Nothing more, nothing less.

I simply didn't understand what your statement meant, that was it.

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