[development] better autocompletion?

Darrel O'Pry dopry at thing.net
Wed Apr 19 14:40:48 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 17:20 +0200, Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
> Bèr Kessels wrote:
> > Op woensdag 19 april 2006 15:46, schreef Moshe Weitzman:
> >   
> >> If you don't like this language, you could use other. I like its
> >> organicness
> >>     
> >
> > This method is how MusicBrainz does its (rather new) relationship interface 
> > too. It is interesting, but quite a horror when you are trying to add a 
> > relationship with more  tabs open. Just be aware of this, when developing the 
> > sessions that contain the pruned comments/nodes.
> >
> > It is a very interesting concept, especially because you use the 
> > statelessness. 
> >
> >   
> I was thinking about multiple tabs and I think that they are actually a 
> requirement in this case or at least not harmful.
> Use case: 1 misplaced comment (with children)
> Task: Move it to another node.
> Procedure: Mark comment as "being in the process of grafting" by 
> clicking link. Clicking sets a session variable and a redirects to the 
> same page. This page will display the message. Now you can go to any 
> other node and attach the comment there. It does not matter if you do 
> this in the same or another tab. You only need to make sure, the tab has 
> been loaded after you clicked on "prune".
> Cheers,
>     Gerhard

Or you could always implement a clipboard like a approach, where you
select a few items for pruning. They're tossed in a clipboard, then you
can have a select for the graft, which will give you a shorter listto
deal with.

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