Re: GSD should not housekeep the thumbnails

On di, 2008-09-16 at 09:44 -0400, Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak wrote:
> Stephane Delcroix wrote:
> > Whatever the MAX_AGE, at the time you're passing the threshold, you're
> > screwed.
> > 
> > About providing a UI, we're not in favor of that. A decent solution
> > could be to prompt the user with a UI like "the f-spot thumbs cache is
> > taking 90% of the thumbnail allowed space. Grow that threshold by
> > 200% ?"
> That's a good idea. Except the dialog should probably be launched by the 
> housekeeper, rather than an application like f-spot.
> Perhaps we could drop the max_age check, and offer a clean-or-expand 
> dialog in the housekeeper for the max_size check.

Drop the dialog and just assume the user will click yes, not knowing
what he approved. The end result is the same for 99% of the users...

They really don't care about this crap and neither should they.

Ruben Vermeersch (rubenv)

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