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Tagging is Hot! Increased motivation to deliver amazing work!

Just took a break from my studying (3/6 exams left to go!) and got some feedback from the Firefox community of my work:

Kar(In reply to comment #21)
> Timothy, thanks for the reply. I am of the opinion that getting this patch in
> for FF3 is very important for tagging and places intergration plus useability.
> People really are not going to tag 1000+ bookmarks one by one. Do you think you
> will be able to get a patch working for final?
> 

Yes, I understand the concerns in regards to usability and I think this would
provide value to the great improvements of Places.

I believe I can deliver a working patch for final. I am planning to work on it
again this weekend. I am just busy with doing away with exams and all right
now. By next Sat I should be confident to deliver.

DPS911/909 OSD/600/900 – You never know when and who values your hard work!

Keep up the motivation to deliver amazing work!


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And the plot thickens!

A duplicate bug has been identified with my current work in progress (WIP) bug: multi-edit. A user within the community requested for the ctrl-a key stroke to be used in order to edit multiple tags. At first I initally thought my patch incorpated key stroke since the changes that I made to enhance and develop this bug did not have impact on the programmability of the key strokes. However upon further investigation and testing I have identified a problem which needs to be resolved.

– ctrl+a within the tag folder, causes unexpected results: the bookmarks looses their tags.
– standard multiple select key stokes — ctrl+click and ctrl+shift + click comibnations, also causes unexpected results.
– the key stroke, ctrl+a works with regular folders (essentially, non-tags subfolders).

STR:
– tag a set of bookmarks with the value of “a”.
– click the “a” tag subfolder.
– enter “, b” to include a new tag.
– select the “search bookmarks” text box to update the tags (ie. trigger the onblur event)

Results: The bookmarks within the “a” tag subfolder disappears. The bookmark location within the regular folders remain the same.