To: discussions about usage and development of dia <dia-list gnome org>
Subject: Re: Prerelease of 0.94 is out
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 06:45:53 +0200
On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 22:23, Roland Stigge wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 20:21, Alan Horkan wrote:
> > > Dia now opens a new diagram when started without arguments. Is this
> > > intended or debug code?
> > I believe that it makes sense and because it means you are ready to start
> > that little bit sooner it feels almost faster.
> > Do you dislike it? Is it very annoying or just surprising?
> It's surprising. Just noticed it switching from 0.93 to the new
> Consider: Other programs (GIMP) don't do it. I don't know if we should
> really try to predict what users want. Do you think a user starting dia
> wants to create a new diagram in most cases?
Other other programs (Gnumeric, Abiword) do do it. Though they both
have the behaviour that Alan described of the first diagram being
overwritten if a diagram is opened. Would be a good thing to add.