Location, location, location

Dirk Hohndel dirk at hohndel.org
Wed Jul 15 06:43:43 PDT 2015

On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 03:15:20PM +0200, Henrik Brautaset Aronsen wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 2:05 PM, Tomaz Canabrava <tcanabrava at kde.org> wrote:
> > That's an auto complete feature, it you don't auto complete, the name you
> > input is used, if you auto complete, the auto complete is used. We can make
> > it a bit more explicit (maybe creating yet another entry on the drop-down
> > with the current text, but I really think that auto complete for the
> > current text is not really useful)
> >
> Oh, then I guess we disagree.
> I think "Blu - Create dive site with this name" is *very* useful:  it's a
> nice, unambiguous and readable way to explicitly create a new dive site,
> and it blends beautifully together with the autocompleted list.

It wastes even more vertical space that could be filled by useful entries,

> The autocompleted "Blue Corner - Create dive site with this name" is not
> useful IMHO.  How often would you create a new site with the exact same
> name as one that is already existing?  I think this would only create
> confusion.

I have no idea. Linus seemed determined that that's what was needed. 
You can read his arguments in the long thread that I refused to continue
to respond to.


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