Re: [nbos] [FM] Symbols: sorting and scaling them
Del Rio
Fri Nov 2nd, 2007
On Fri, Nov 02, 2007 at 06:29:59AM -0800, keith.davies-at-kjdavies.org wrote:
>
> I think he doesn't necessarily mean that they sort as they are placed.
> I agree this would be a hard problem unless you had an 'add as group'
> function. I wouldn't implement it that way because it doesn't address
> adding a symbol to the group later, or how to resolve overlapping groups
> (it's an incomplete solution).
>
> I think by 'auto-sort' he means that a tool is available that allows him
> to have the software reorder symbols as he specifies, not that the
> software controls the initial placement.
>
> Or, to quote Jake Stonebender (a Spider Robinson character),
>
> "They say it's completely automatic, but actually you have to push
> this button right here."

Yeah, the English language a great big blunt axe with which to
hack out these sort of delicate technical discussions. :) I
did indeed mean that it would be great to have a user-invoked
function that would execute a sort on the currently selected
symbols.

--
"I know I promised, Lord, never again. But I also know
that YOU know what a weak-willed person I am."
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