[josm-dev] Change to changeset comment handling, RfD

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Mon Aug 2 16:47:52 BST 2010


On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Apollinaris Schoell <aschoell at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 31 Jul 2010, at 12:23 , Frederik Ramm wrote:
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>> I have now changed this in the following way:
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>> * The last recently used changeset description is only loaded as default if it was used less than 4 hours ago. Otherwise there is no default.
>>
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> Why 4h and not 1h or 5min? this doesn't help much to avoid mistakes. You should at least provide it as a variable in the advanced options. personally I'd set it very low to avoid mistakes which are worse than bad or empty comments

Keeping with the spirit of the change, maybe you can pop up a dialog
box every time someone uses the same changeset description twice,
explaining the importance of combining similar changes into a single
changeset.</sarcasm>



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