[Clam-devel] Request for votes: Thinking on 'Connect to' feature

Natanael Olaiz nolaiz at gmail.com
Sun Jun 15 03:21:52 PDT 2008

El 06/14/2008 07:02 AM, Pau Arumí Albó escribió:
> [...]
> I've given some thoughts on this and I don't think that the current
> method is basically the most intuitive (though it still permits some
> enhancement, more about this below)
> IMO, choosing origin and then target is more intuitive than selecting a
> pair on a (potentially large) set.
> Allowing for multiple selections in one go I think it is not really
> necessary: for small number of connections repeating a single connection
> is good. For large number of connections: you probably need a
> subnetwork. I think that having subnetworks will totally change how
> users design complex networks.
> So my proposal would be to use the current method of chained selections:
> 1. out port
> 2. target processing
> 3. in port
> I propose two independent and simple enhancements -- I guess this would
> be E)
> - Remove the first "Connect to" and instead list all the out ports
> (after a separation line and maybe a "Connect" title)
> - Avoid the last in port choose if only one of the proper type exists.

Hmmm... here is what I understood of your "E" (unoptimized, and over my 
last sent patch).
What do you think? (attached the patch and a screenshot).


> Finally, I think that few users have this necessity now (basically for
> the 3D audio stuff), while there are other missing features that are
> might block many potential users (I'm thinking on: run-time error
> handling, undo, accessible processing documentation, etc.)
> P
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