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Re: [Gnumed-devel] bug report: Office menu > Edit document type ... no w
Re: [Gnumed-devel] bug report: Office menu > Edit document type ... no way to save edits
Wed, 23 Jan 2008 13:38:00 +0100
On Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 05:34:07PM -0800, James Busser wrote:
>>> Also in this widget, what effect does deleting a type have on any
>>> that had been added to the archive and which had been assigned the type
>>> that is now deleted?
>> You can't.
> AKA relational integrity, yes? :-)
> Instead of deleting a type, it would make more sense to either rename it if
> that would give a more meaningful name, (I imagine that could easily enough
> be done)
Sure, but it needs to be in a setting that makes it very
clear that renaming a type would rename it on *all*
documents with that type.
> and if it is later useful to do, to implement a widget that could
> merge (subsume) one type into another.
That's no problem. It just needs to be done.
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