[Patch] #29984 Change file permission using octal numbers

Tim Jansen tim at tjansen.de
Fri May 16 18:57:13 BST 2003

On Friday 16 May 2003 10:10, Dominik Seichter wrote:
> No, I think it is really obvious, because the number changes as you click
> on the checkboxes and the check boxes change as you type a number.
> At the beginning most users won't care, but after sometime they will
> probably see that changing the permission is faster if they just have to
> type the number in the line edit.

This assumes that 
a) users want to play with it instead of just getting a job done
b) users feel comfortable and trust the permission system even though there 
are elements that they don't understand.


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