[tomboy-list] Request: external links
benjamin.podszun at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 05:59:13 PDT 2011
On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 3:25 PM, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:
> On 9 June 2011 13:20, David Prieto <frandavid100 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Indeed, there should be a way to tell links-to-notes apart from
>> links-to-internet with just a glance. Maybe links-to-internet could be a
>> different colour?
> Also filesystem links...
> On Windows I have a note that has the following text:-
> Which shows up in blue as a link, yet it's not a link that's any use
> on the Windows box (or indeed any box I'm on, it's documentation of a
> remote box), so it's kinda pointless being a link at all.
Different beast. Feel free to open a bug for this behavior and we can
check if there's a way to be more clever here.. But I don't know what
is 'good enough' here. Checking if the path could be valid for the
platform at all? Should we actually do a File.Exists/stat to see if
the path _exists_? Should we just change the color of the link as
'broken' or show now link at all? Links are stored in the note xml
format: What about links that are valid at the time of the note
creation but aren't valid later (file deleted, opened on a different
Again: If you consider the current behavior wrong, please go ahead and
file a proper bug. Any thoughts on better behavior (What would you
expect instead?) would be tremendously helpful as well.
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