On Monday, August 14, 2017 at 1:17:25 PM UTC+2, @TiddlyTweeter wrote: > > IMO if you don't constantly backup your TW you are asking for > trouble--sooner or later. >
That's right. ... 3 weeks ago my win HD died. Luckily I did back up the data partition some days earlier. Now I have a physical system and 2 mirrored data drives. plus the existing backup solution :) > I have experienced a couple of macros that ATE MY WIKI. > Then you know what I mean :) > I'm not sure that the line of defence is to NOT give us The Powerful > Wizard Of Utility. But, rather, perhaps, to deliver the Wizard with levels > of warnings ... (1) Do NOT do this unless you have a backup. So don't blame > me if it eats your Wiki. (2) Are you REALLY sure you want to do this? > That's exactly the point. As a developer I don't want to do harm. So if I would release a plugin that can have destructive side effects, I need / want to take care, that the user knows, what is going on. So it needs to be configurable: Similar to the "bundler plugin <https://wikilabs.github.io/editions/bundler/#%24%3A%2Fplugins%2Fwikilabs%2Fbundler%2Fui%2FControlPanel%2Fbundler-config>". Bundler even doesn't delete stuff, but imports can overwrite existing tiddlers ... > There needs to be room for brave people too. > Sure. ... If there wouldn't be murphy's law: "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong!" At the moment we don't have a "tm-ask-and-delete-message" needed for your "(2) Are you REALLY sure you want to do this?" ... At least I think there isn't. ... So may be we need one. ... But for my personal usage the security questions would need to be switched off. ... because I hate popups ;) have fun! mario -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "TiddlyWiki" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to tiddlywiki+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/tiddlywiki. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/tiddlywiki/eed70df8-15b5-40ae-b2e5-43cba96363aa%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.