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Re: Show Lock dialog before locking files

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-10 14:14:56 CEST

On 5/10/07, Lübbe Onken <l.onken@rac.de> wrote:
> Hi Simon Large,
>
> >> Stefan, you sometimes tend to use double negated negative logic :P
> >
> > And if you don't avoid using double negated negative logic it is not
> > difficult to misunderstand the meaning ;-)
>
> I never want people to not misunderstand what I don't mean by using double
> negated negative logic :D

Yes, it's very funny.

I'll try again:
[] Show Lock dialog before locking files <-- keep that
change hint text to:
shows a dialog asking for a descriptive message about the locking
before every lock attempt.

> Years ago, while Dos 3.1 was still a great OS, a friend of mine and I
> thought about patching some dialogs and releasing it under the name SADos
> (SADistical OS). The idea behind it would be the same. Wouldn't you love
> being prompted: "Do not delete all files Yes/No" -> No -> Nooooo!!! ;)
>
> OT: We didn't release that os, but we patched the unix kernel on some of our
> university's suns to read 'Peters fault (core dumped)' instead of
> 'segmentation fault (core dumped)' since we had a >70% chance of being
> correct with this statement.

Placing blame to the one who wrote 70% of the whole OS?
<sarcasm>really nice</sarcasm>.
Please read http://codecraft.info/index.php/archives/81/

Stefan

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