OOO not auto-saving by default

Colin Charles byte at
Fri Nov 26 01:41:39 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-11-25 at 22:23 +0100, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> > It is a user defined task - especially in a networked environment,
> > turning on autosave when home directories are NFS mounted isn't the
> > wisest thing to do
> Why not?

Because the OOo <2.0 way is to overwrite the current file, which can be
mighty annoying

The OO. >2.0 way will save it in a temp file, and then only will it
write it to a current file the moment you hit Save

Now, my argument over traffic - if you're dealing w/large documents in a
large environment (think a university lab), you're getting quite a lot
of traffic with autosaves turned on. Also, those USB thumb drive things
might not appreciate being written to so often (speculation here)
Colin Charles, byte at
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, 
then you win." -- Mohandas Gandhi

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