[linux-elitists] Re: GNOME > you

Jeff Waugh jdub@perkypants.org
Sat Jan 3 09:07:15 PST 2004

<quote who="Jay Sulzberger">

> > The old name is *immediately* available. When you rename, the old name
> > is there in full, selected for editing. You needn't start typing over
> > the selection - you can move around and modify what's already there.
> But when I make a mistake and lose a part of the old name which is hard to
> remember, or at least easier to copy than remember and retype, your IO
> protocol makes things inconvenient and the task at hand hard, not easy.

Do you write novellas in your filenames? Like, seriously, what behaviour are
you trying to optimise for here?

- Jeff

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