Re: [PATCH] focus pane modified with linkmap button

On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 9:38 PM, Stephen Kennedy <stevek gnome org> wrote:
>> So that "save" does the right thing...
>> bug 449087
> Hmm, I'm not sure about this one. I can see the logic of switching to
> the pane just
> modified. However, when I'm diffing, 99% of the time I just care about
> one pane and
> if I change the other one, it's only as a memo to self that I've
> looked at that part.

I hesitated: focus twiddling, which makes linkmap edition similar to keyboard
edition looks right from a logical point of view but may be a wrong trade-off
wrt usability, as you pointed out:

> When we have keyboard shortcuts, I think we'll want to run through a single
> file without jumping across to the other.

Good point

> Have you gone off your original suggestion for "save" to "save all"
> for the current tab?

The options I proposed in the bug report were orthogonal, so I first went
for the easiest... I also tried to look at the save/save all, but that was not
looking hard enough to "see it", I'll have another look.

Vincent Legoll

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