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(Sceptical : ) Basically, just too hard   [Q]

By: Martijn Coppoolse   Homepage   Voorburg, NL  
Date: Sep 23,2020 at 06:24
In Response to: (Sceptical : ) Basically, just too hard (Times)

> > See: https://www.ztw3.com/forum/forum_entry.php?id=121448 for the
> > rationale
>
> Ok, thx for the frank reply.
>
> But I guess what still doesn't make sense to me is that DMode/ALT-Copy
> is supported, as well as DMode/CTRL-Delete... which achieve the same
> thing as DMode-ALT-Move would, mais non?
>
> It's almost as though a simple, two-activity macro could achieve this?
>
> Or maybe I'm missing something?

Biggest difference I can see is that when moving directories, you might be changing the source set of files and directories. So you'd need to make sure one is not contained within another, or all kinds of problems will ensue. Data loss is a real risk if this isn't done in the right order, and determining what that order should be can be very tricky.

Copying doesn't have this issue, nor does deleting.


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Martijn

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