Re: Fw: [Bug 136055] Changed - When paste a folder with another same name folder, files in original folder will be deleted

On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 11:51:42AM +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-03-04 at 09:06, 任延强 wrote:
> > This bug had been reported many times and still in nautilus 2.4.x and
> > 2.5.x. Doesn't anyone think it is a critical problem? 
> Its not obvious that this is a bug, but rather a question of different
> behaviours and what you're used to. Both MacOS and Unix has always had
> the behaviour that nautilus currently has (try doing the same operation
> you did in the shell). Of course, it does give problems for people who
> are used to the way windows does this. Unfortunately a misunderstanding
> about this behaviour can cause loss of data, so its a bit dangerous.
> Maybe we should switch to the window behaviour?

You might offer renaming as the default action.

Neither MacOS/Unix nor Windows behavior would make sense if you were
doing the same thing with physical folders.


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