[Bug 115747] Can't edit file on samba shares

Kaganski Mike mikekaganski at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 28 07:55:59 UTC 2019

Hi Thorsten!

On 28.01.2019 5:32, Thorsten Behrens wrote:
> Kaganski Mike wrote:
>> My vision of this would me that if inability to create lockfiles
>> needs to be handled specially at all, then at maximum a warning
>> infobar telling that "no lockfile was created, so clashes are
>> possible" could be shown, but not limiting user's ability to work
>> (because technically nothing prevents users).
> That appears backwards to me. My take is, software should always go
> the safe path by default, and offer the dangerous one only after
> explicit consent. So with the infobar idea, that would mean open
> read-only, but perhaps provide the option to switch to edit mode while
> keeping the filename?

Well - that'd be OK IMO :-)

Best regards,
Mike Kaganski

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