Why was Preference emptyDragStartsASelection removed for 3.2?

Ned Konz ned at bike-nomad.com
Wed Apr 24 21:03:14 UTC 2002

On Wednesday 24 April 2002 11:43 am, Scott Wallace wrote:
> At 9:47 AM -0700 4/24/02, Ned Konz wrote:
> >I note in the recent 3.2 changes that the Preference
> >emptyDragStartsASelection has been removed.
> >
> >Why was this removed? I rather liked it...
> When I was straightening up preferences for 3.2g I found that
> #emptyDragStartsASelection had no senders, and when I checked even
> as far back as an image from 18 months ago, I found that the
> preference was present in the Preferences panel but had no senders.
> So clearly this was a dead preference that had not been in use for
> a very long time -- and a full-source search for it didn't even
> reveal any commented-out code that mentioned it.  So I felt safe in
> removing it.

Ah. On the 3rd of April I posted a change set that re-instated its use 
in PasteUpMorph>>mouseDown:. That's why it was used in my image <g>.

I still liked it.

Ned Konz

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