[haiku-development] Re: OpenTargetFolder

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2008 18:08:20 +0200 CEST

julun <host.haiku@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > I just wanted to ask if anyone would be against adding my 
> > OpenTargetFolder tracker add-on.
> > It only shows when you right click on symlinks and opens the parent 
> > of 
> > the target of the link. It's a shorthand to "Get Info" and click on 
> > the 
> > "Link To" field.
> I wonder what will be the use case for that add-on. Maybe i miss 
> the obvious, but why would you open a symlink target with an 
> add-on instead of double clicking the symlink? At least that's 
> what would happen if you do 'Get Info' and use the 'Link To' 
> thing on the symlink, right?

Nope, it opens the folder where the link is in. And this can be quite 

> But I'm pretty sure such add-on's are a good sign that multiple 
> window browsing is not that well behaving for certain cases.

Can't follow you there, though :-)


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