File drop popup menu removal

Dawit A. adawit at
Mon Sep 6 14:32:41 BST 2004

On Monday 06 September 2004 06:24, David Faure wrote:
> > A simple rule could be to copy when dropping to a different
> > filesystem, move otherwise.
> You mean not showing the popup, too, then?
> I hate this semi-clever behavior in Windows.
> Any program which tries to guess what the user wants is bound to fail.
> And any program which modifies its behavior based on something that
> is more or less hidden to the user (isn't the whole idea of mountpoints
> to *hide* the filesystem separations?) is bad behavior.

FWIW, I completely agree with this as well. I have no idea why forcing normal 
users to remember such unecessary details would be acceptable solution...

Dawit A.
"Preach what you practice, practice what you preach"

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