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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Auto Save Settings - your opinion?

From: motiv4u
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Auto Save Settings - your opinion?
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 04:10:10 +0100

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 10:01 PM, Michael Petch <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 09/03/2011 5:30 AM, Ian Shaw wrote:
>> Perhaps it's too much, but would a set of auto-save options resolve the
>> issue. Something like:
>> Auto Save:
>> Play settings
>> Player names
>> Rollout Settings
>> Analysis Settings
>> Board design
>> Windows arrangement
> I like the idea, but I can see that some may find so many options for
> saving options as a bad thing. The defalt settings of the above would be
> targetted at the regular user. Experts could go and change it.
> Window arrangements I assume would be saved upon exiting of the application.

For Windows - if it really has to be different from other builds - I
definitely would vote for a
"Do you want to save these settings?"
when exiting the application.
The same Windows behaviour as in "Save the file?" when you exit a
Windows application where changes are made to the content


> As you point out - the main problem with the current implementation is
> that it is a save one, save all.
> Michael
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