Ethereal-dev: RE: [Ethereal-dev] Two further issues in 0.10.5

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From: "Stuart MacDonald" <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 16:41:37 -0400
From: [email protected] On Behalf Of Ulf Lamping
> Stuart MacDonald wrote:
> >I'll ask that the dialog be popped up only, with the main window
> >remaining as is. Although this is one of those GTK issues 
> that will be
> >saved for later. Also, the main window would have to remain
> >manipulatable, as the dialog might pop up, and then you need to see
> >the capture before making the decision.
> >  
> I don't agree on that.
> If you tell a program to close itself, and it has data to be saved 
> before closing, it *has* to be deiconified in that case immediately,
> showing both the data to be saved and the question if it 
> should saved it.

I disagree. This adds an extra step to the case (likely common, given
the call for the "Ask for unsaved buffer" option) where you want to
exit Ethereal and don't care about the...


Since that option now exists, I guess this is a moot point. I withdraw
my argument.

> As only popping up a dialog box "Should I save your data" *will* be 
> confusing, especially if you are running more than one 
> Ethereal instance.

Agreed. I hadn't considered that.