[Digikam-users] (no subject)

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 10:32:21 CET 2008


2008/1/5, Michel Pottier <Michel.Pottier at free.fr>:
>
> Hello all
> Excuse me for my bad english.
>
> Mikolaj Machowski a écrit :
> > Dnia Friday 04 of January 2008, Gilles Caulier napisał:
> >
> >> no, no ,no...
> >>
> >> I hate to use regular expression everywhere. It's complex and not user
> >> friendly, especially into a gui.
> >>
> >> Take a look into photo-management application under windows and forget
> >> linux command line here. We programming a guin, and we need a simple
> way
> >> to change behaviour of text filter, using by beginners not experts !
> >>
> I agree with this point of view.
> >> My prefered solution is to implement a pop-up menu over the line edit
> >> widget (like rating filter option available on status bar)
> >>
> >
> > This functionality would be hidden from common user. Even with GUI they
> > would use that really rarely. But for power users it would be nice.
> >
> I think it will be very harmful for digikam to have a hidden
> functionality. The first step  says "expert users know that they can do
> that ..." The next step will be  "Ho everybody knows that by using
> regular expressions he can do that .. this is implemented". At the final
> step Digikam will be used by a small community of experts because the
> functionality will be not implemented in a comprehensive form for
> non-expert users! Very harmful!
> > More user friendly could google-like syntax:
> >
> > asdf filetype:jpg -date:2007*
> >
> > It should find file with something with 'asdf' string somewhere AND with
> > filetype JPG but not done in 2007.
> >
> Why do you explain this syntax? It was not clear for everybody? (In fact
> not for me :-[ ).


Totally agree. It the same for me Mik, This syntax is non user friendly and
i don't (won't) understand it...

Gilles
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