[Pmwiki-users] Restore feature

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at sci.tamucc.edu
Fri Nov 15 11:36:55 CST 2002

On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Jonathan Scott Duff wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 01:18:36PM -0600, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > My current thinking (in response to Scott's message) is that the
> > restore links should go either between or after the change boxes,
> > to preserve the temporal continuity.  Clicking on a the link that comes
> > below a change box would restore the version of the document that existed
> > just prior to the change described. 
> > What should that link be called?  "Restore" might not be clear enough,
> > although I think most users would be able to figure out what is going
> > on pretty quickly.  Perhaps the link should say "Recover document at
> > this point", or "Restore document version as of 01 Nov 2002 13:47" (ick),
> > or just "Recover document" or...?  I'm real open for suggestions here.
> um ... 
> 	Restore
> 	Recover
> 	Recover Document
> 	Roll Back
> Restore works though.  Right now it looks like the restoration is
> associated with a particular edit rather than being "between" edits.
> Moving the link between the boxes helps cognitively.

Anyone want to second any of Scott's suggestions, or propose any
alternatives?  I'm not against any of these, but nothing leaps out at
me yet as being the best choice (not even my original choice).


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