[Numpy-discussion] defmatrix move - new docstrings disappeared

Pauli Virtanen pav+sp@iki...
Fri Sep 18 10:29:39 CDT 2009


Fri, 18 Sep 2009 11:24:25 -0400, Ralf Gommers wrote:
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>> If you have good ideas how to the "move/delete warnings" should appear
>> in the web UI, and what the application should do to make it easy to
>> fix them, go ahead and tell them. Designing the UI and how it should
>> work is the first part of the work in making any improvements.
>>
>>
> One possible solution: have a page with all unhandled moves/deletes,
> similar to the Merge page. This page can list all relevant docstrings
> and have buttons to copy over the old page, or to ignore the event. As
> extra insurance, the newly created page could have a warning added to it
> in a comment that there may be a problem.
> 
> It may also be possible to copy over the whole page automatically but
> that is more risky than clearly asking the user for a manual resolution.

Sounds good, manual resolution for all new and removed pages is 
reasonably low-overhead, especially as there is no completely reliable 
way to detect when a new page is moved, or just new.

-- 
Pauli Virtanen



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