[tomboy-list] Directory Watcher and Last Changed date
sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 11:18:23 PST 2009
On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 10:36 AM, Stuart Read
<stuart.t.read+ubuntu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Speaking of the Directory Watcher plugin, I just switched to using it
> the other day, but I've noticed a frustrating detail: it changes the
> last updated date of new notes. Is this necessary for the operation of
> the plugin? Because from my perspective, copying the note from another
> computer doesn't really count as modifying it, at least as far as the
> content is concerned. Plus on a new sync, it forces _all_ the last
> updated dates to that day, rendering the dates essentially useless.
Excellent point. Please file a bug and we'll see what we can do to
fix it. Looking at the code I understand why it's happening, but
probably we can be smarter and prevent it unless necessary.
> I guess I should have left my complicated syncing system well enough
> alone, since before this I tried UbuntuOne only to run into the very
> damaging bullet-point bug (LP#482372).
Yeah, that is a huge pain, if it's not fixed soon I'll need to start
warning users away from U1 until it's fixed.
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