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Re: Make Directory and Grafting Enhancements

Posted By: John Gruener <>
Date: Sunday, 30 August 1998, at 11:47 p.m.

In Response To: MAKE Directory Enhancement... gaining speed too! :) (Dan LeGate)

> > Creating a new directory needs a confirmation.

> Why does it need a confirmation? It won't wipe out anything
> if you use an already existing directory. Am I missing your point
> here? Confirmations usually come along when you could potentially
> delete or overwrite things.

I totally agree with Dan here. Doesn't seem to me to be of much benefit, unless we just don't understand. It's just too easy to undo a mistake here to need a confirmation.

> > Grafting to a not existing directory!
> >
> > "Directory does not exist. Create new path?".

> Ooh, yeah, I like that... it would go hand-in-hand with the
> new Make Directory enhancement. Anytime there's a target directory,
> it'd be nice to be able to specify a new one to create. (but I must
> admit, I haven't thought through that one fully)

And I *really* like this, and don't see any down side. It would seem easy enough, too, since we're already doing this with Copy/Move, Alt-Duplicate. Right, Kim?


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