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From: Steve the Fiddle <stevethefiddle@gmail.com>
To: audacity-quality <audacity-quality@lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 7:43 PM
Subject: Re: [Audacity-quality] Save Project warning.

On 11 November 2013 21:37, Benjamin Drung <bdrung@debian.org> wrote:
> On Mo, 2013-11-11 at 14:09 +0000, Steve the Fiddle wrote:
>> On 2 November 2013 13:00, Steve the Fiddle <stevethefiddle@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > The current message when saving a project is:
>> >
>> > "You are saving an Audacity project file (.aup).
>> >
>> > Saving a project creates a file that only Audacity can open.
>> >
>> > To save an audio file for other programs, use one of the "File >
>> > Export" commands."
>> >
>> >
>> > Strictly speaking this is not correct.
>> > You are not just saving "an Audacity project file (.aup)"
>> > You are saving "an Audacity project (.aup file and _data folder)".
>> >
>> > Many new users are oblivious to the presence and importance of the
>> > "_data" folder, which frequently leads to destroyed projects (when
>> > they "clean up" after saving a project).
>> >
>> > Steve
>>
>> Suggested new wording for the warning:
>>
>> "You are saving an Audacity project as a
>> project file (.aup) and project data folder (_data).
>>
>> Only Audacity can open an Audacity project.
>>
>> To save an audio file for other programs, use one of the "File >
>> Export" commands."
>
> +1
>
> --
> Benjamin Drung
> Debian & Ubuntu Developer

Do we have consensus for this enhancement?
Do I need to put it onto bugzilla or can -devel pick it up from here?


Steve