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Re: Patch: Don't force modal dialog on creating a new file


if I open eeschema or pcbnew, it might not be because I want to create
a schematic or a pcb. That is why maybe warn the user seems a little

For instance, today I might open eeschema to open and see a schematic
file that somebody sent me. No?

I might be wrong but If I open libreoffice either by the writer or by
the app manager, I do not see any warning window. A warning appears
only if I actually write something in it and attempt to close the
window without saving it. This is I think the classic behaviour of
apps around.


On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 10:04 PM, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 05/14/2012 03:01 PM, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
>> On 05/14/2012 02:15 PM, Lorenzo Marcantonio wrote:
>>> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 08:13:22PM +0200, jean-pierre charras wrote:
>>>> If can be a valid empty file (mainly containing a short valid header)
>> No, that's a mess.  We don't want fragments of file knowledge scattered about.
>> I just spent time killing crap like that off.
> In fact it incensed me so badly that I was a hair away from leaving the project.
> I have never been closer, nor more ashamed to have been part of KiCad.
> File format knowledge needs to be encapsulated into as few places as possible.
> Just as importantly, you have no persistent knowledge of what file format is going to be
> in play on any given day with plugins in effect.
> So forget that idea.
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