[development] Have you ever laughed fate in the face?

Darrel O'Pry dopry at thing.net
Wed Jul 19 14:11:14 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-07-19 at 01:39 -0700, Neil Drumm wrote:
> Bèr Kessels wrote:
> > Op dinsdag 18 juli 2006 05:45, schreef Neil Drumm:
> >> What group of users who might want this?
> > 
> > I want this. What is wrong with choice? Offering choice, with good defaults is 
> > good. Offering only the good defaults without any choice to break out of them 
> > is bad. 
> What specific situations have you been in (or anticipate to be in) where
> you will  need to modify the delete work flow?

quickies I think of....
-administrative oversight of deletion
-allow archival of deleted items to another server while deleting them
from customer facing servers.
-protect end-users and administrators from accidental deletion. 

> > We must really break out of that "all or nothing" thing in Drupal. usability 
> > is not about offering less choice. It's about making stuff easier. 
> > Aand "easy" is not a synonym for "less choices".
> Right, it is about offering the right choices. We aren't removing
> anything; we are trying to figure out the right way for a new feature to
> work.

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