[Users] CM 3.16 and Selection when entering a folder

Brian Morrison bdm at fenrir.org.uk
Tue Dec 19 14:45:36 CET 2017

On Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:20:25 +0000
Paul wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:58:50 +0000
> Dave Howorth <dave at howorth.org.uk> wrote: 
> > There's an ambiguity in the meaning of 'first' and 'last', in
> > particular in terms of what they apply to. In your mind you see them
> > applying to the presentation order on screen. In Paul's mind he sees
> > them as applicable to the order in which the messages arrived.
> > 
> > Short of making the description a lot longer and thereby
> > unambiguous, or changing it to be perhaps 'top' or 'earliest' and
> > thus hopefully more descriptive of the attribute it describes and
> > less descriptive of the attribute it doesn't describe, I think it's
> > something people just have to learn the meaning of. As ever,
> > writing code carries extra votes!  
> Just before your message I made changes to the code in GIT.
> Rather than earliest/latest I chose oldest/newest, both of which are
> better than first/last.
> I also added extra options for 'newest marked', 'newest new' and
> 'newest unread' messages.

Thanks Paul, this is a nice enhancement!

I wonder if the forthcoming Win32 3.16.0 build could be based on this
latest git version?


Brian Morrison

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