Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] ip.addr != 10.0.0.1 (Guy Harris)
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From: Stephen Fisher <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 18:09:41 -0700
On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 11:52:11AM -0800, Gerald Combs wrote:
> Stig Bjørlykke wrote:
> > 2008/1/30, Gerald Combs <[email protected] 
> > <mailto:[email protected]>>:
> > 
> >     The attached patch warns the user about "!=" and "ne" by coloring
> >     the filter
> >     entry yellow and adding a message to the status bar any time either
> >     of those
> >     tokens are present. It's a bit less obtrusive than popping up a dialog.
> > 
> > 
> > Yes, this is very intuitive even when the user forget why != can give 
> > wrong results.
> 
> It's been checked in.

A few comments:

 - The statusbar warning is not displayed while a live capture is in progress
 - When you point to the filter entry field, there is no mention of what 
yellow means
 - The statusbar message should probably mention to check a certain 
place in the user's guide for more explaination


Steve