[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [PATCH] When deleting in bookmark menu, prompt for confirmation.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH] When deleting in bookmark menu, prompt for confirmation.
Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 16:16:38 +0300

> From: Stefan Kangas <stefankangas@gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, 3 May 2021 07:47:50 -0500
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:
> > Isn't this a backward-incompatible change in behavior?  If it is, then
> > (a) I'd prefer the default to remain as it was before, and (b) the
> > change should be called out in NEWS.
> I don't see how backwards-compatibility is relevant here, but perhaps
> you could provide more specifics.

We are now asking for confirmation where previously no question was
asked, or am I missing something?

> IMO, we should do what we always do: enable this new feature by default
> if it is generally useful, and disable it if it is not.  If someone does
> not like the change, we already have an option in place to disable it.

Questions that pop where previously Emacs did something silently can
be annoying, which is why I'd prefer to turn this off by default.  If
someone wants the new behavior, they can enable it.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]