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Re: page modified but... really?


2016-11-13 19:00 GMT+01:00 keeweel <avplist@xxxxxxxxx>:

> 2016-11-05 16:26 GMT+01:00 JP Vossen <jp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> 04.11.2016 17:24 időpontban Alberto ezt írta:
>>> Hi list,
>>>> very often when I am enjoying zim wiki in windows 7, I get a warning
>>>> saying that the page I am working on has been modified. I think this
>>>> happens because my hard disk is encrypted by PGP, or because some
>>>> other security software did some changes on it
>>>> When this happens, the only option I need (overwrite and ignore
>>>> whatever or whoever did unauthorized changes) is not available.
>>>> Furthermore, I can't find an option to configure a default behaviour
>>>> for this kind of situations.
>>>> Since this is very frequent, and I am using a corporate computer which
>>>> has a standard platform ... something makes me think that the
>>>> algorithm used for detecting changes is detecting false positives. I
>>>> mean, maybe the checksum changed, but not the content
>>>> Please could you check the checking method and add an option to ignore
>>>> changes and overwrite them?
>> On 11/05/2016 05:50 AM, Mukli Krisztián wrote:
>> > Hi keeweel!
>> >
>> > Same issue here, I experienced similar using with Windows 7 without
>> > encryption, Windows 10 with or without Bitlocker, Debian 8 with LUKS. So
>> > I think, this issue is independent from encryption. By the way, I often
>> > get this warning, when cloud-syncing client synchronizing the actually
>> > edited page (I'm using owncloud client, but maybe same issue with other
>> > clients). When this happening, owncloud-client finding confliction and
>> > create a new file with same name and .conflict extension.
>> >
>> > This is only my observation, but I interested to yours and others
>> > experiences. Yes, overwriting function should be useful, but lack of
>> > this function maybe has technical reasons.
>> +1 for this idea.
>> I have not noticed false positives.  My notebook lives on a remote drive
>> and I sometimes accidentally do modify the same page from 2 places. When
>> that happens I know which one I want to keep, but since I can't overwrite I
>> have to do manually delete the on-disk file then re-save from the correct
>> instance.
>> Thanks,
>> JP
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>> JP Vossen, CISSP | http://www.jpsdomain.org/ | http://bashcookbook.com/
> so, any developer listening? do you think this feature could be
> implemented in future releases?
> thank you in advance,
> keeweel

Hi, Zim-wiki is awesome for taking and organizing quick notes while
performing other activities. there are better tools than Zim-wiki if your
want to write documents as a dedicated task (without other distractions
present or multitasking). When you have to stop, wait for a countdown, save
as with another name and later remember to do the manual version
handling... well... this does not help for quick note taking, specially on
meetings ;)

Is there any technical reason why you can't just overwrite or define a
default behaviour in a quick note taking tool? where does a popup window
with a countdown fit in the design of this piece of software? Zim wiki is
great and has a lot of useful features but IMO not being disturbed while
taking notes should be a critical-priority mission for devs

seems you are busy now, but I hope this feedback will reach a dev. thank
you for 3 yrs of happy Quick-note taking. I really enjoy using Zim-wiki !
looking forward to v 1.0  :)