[scribus] [1.4.0] autosave file exists

Tornóci László torlasz at net.sote.hu
Sun Jan 29 12:25:51 UTC 2012

On 01/29/2012 11:11 AM, JLuc wrote:
> Le 29/01/2012 09:24, ale rimoldi a écrit :
>> does anybody see a reason why scribus should leave behind a .autosave
>> file after the file has been successfully closed?
>> if nobody sees a use for it, i will add an issue in the bug tracker...
>> (the question is about the persistence of the .autosave files *after*
>> the file has been closed! the file left there if scribus crashed!)
> Well, in cas of a user problem (not a scribus one), it enables to get a
> previous correct version.
> But ONE version only is a not enough. :-)
> It'd be better to benefit of 5 or 10 or 100 previous versions.
> (number should be part of the settings).
> That's http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=6253
> And the .autosave should not be in the same folder,
> but in a dedicated autosave folder (specified in the settings).
> Thats http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=10220

I think a reliable undo is better if it works past file saves. An undo 
feature is sort of expected nowadays, but having file snapshots what you 
describe above is not. So users are more likely to find and use an undo, 
rather than the snapshots.

					Yours: Laszlo

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