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Subject: Re: Default on or off

Re: Default on or off

From: Bryan VanDyke <bryan.vandyke_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 10:06:27 -0400

Bryan VanDyke wrote:
> Mike Holden wrote:
>> As a side debate (subject line altered appropriately), should it be
>> enabled by default?
>>
>> Personally I would say no, since it changes current functionality. I have
>> no need for this feature since I only play playlists directly, so the
>> names of the actual music files have no interest or meaning for me.
>>
>
> I vote off by default.
>
>> However I do have some "custom" playlists (i.e. mixes, not original artist
>> albums), and I labelled them all beginning with 00 (zero zero) so that
>> they sorted first in my list of playlists. Once this new feature was
>> implemented, my playlists suddenly disappeared into the big list of
>> playlists, so that 00Rock.m3u sorted under R while 00ClassicRock.m3u
>> sorted under C.
>
>
> The implementation from before the revert had a bug where it stripped
> ALL zeros instead of just LEADING zeros. So if the number was 0, with or
> without leading zeros,it was removed. ie
>
> 0 -> 0
> 00 -> nothing
> 01 -> 1
> 002 ->2
>
> This was reported in FS#10029. I submitted a fix for it FS#10030 but
> unfortunately it got lost in the revert.
>
> The fix did this
> 0 -> 0
> 00 -> 0
> 01 -> 1
> 002 -> 2
>
>
>> Fortunately I follow the discussions on here so I was aware of the change
>> and what I needed to alter in my settings to disable it.
>>
>> I would vote for new features which change existing functionality to be
>> disabled by default. Do we have a general policy on this?
>
>

oops. too quick with the copy and paste.

before
0 -> nothing
00 -> nothing
01 -> 1
002 -> 2

after

0 -> 0
00 -> 0
01 -> 1
002 -> 2
Received on 2009-03-19


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