staikos at kde.org
Fri Dec 1 01:56:17 CET 2006
On 28-Nov-06, at 1:54 PM, Barth Netterfield wrote:
> I haven't had time to look at it yet, but here are some preemtive
> -when you read an RVector which had cached data, what happens if:
> C1:The data source does not exist on the machine you running kst on?
> A: the cached data is plotted If you change frame ranges, only
> cached data in the new range is plotted, etc. Indexes are relative
> to the
> original data source.
Sounds right. (Not really implemented yet...)
> C2: The data source does exist on the machine you are running kst on?
> a1) the data source is read (and the cache is ignored and is only
> for backup)
> or a2) the cached data is shown unless something happens... possible
> -frame range is changed to not include all of the cached data
> -reload is pressed
> or a3) the cached data is compared to the data in the data source.
> If they
> are the same, the data source is silently shown. If they are
> different, a
> dialog pops up to let the user decide which to use. A mechanism
> (reload?) to let the user to later switch to the data file data.
> I think I like A3.
Prompting is a bit unfortunate. How about a statusbar icon that
indicates that cached data is in use? Clicking on it provides a menu
or similar to disable it.
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