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I think that important information has been removed if we get rid of the sentence which says that The data is deleted according to the user&rsquo;s settings for Download History. --[[User:Mozcerize|Mozcerize]] 17:11, 2 February 2006 (UTC) I think that important information has been removed if we get rid of the sentence which says that The data is deleted according to the user&rsquo;s settings for Download History. --[[User:Mozcerize|Mozcerize]] 17:11, 2 February 2006 (UTC)
 +:I agree (even though TB in its present state doesn't provide any way to clear the file!). --[[User:Wintogreen|wintogreen]] 18:35, 2 February 2006 (UTC)
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 +In the revised intro, "...attachments are downloads" is more concise, certainly, but it doesn't sufficiently describe the file behavior in TB. I was very specific in what I wrote in the into about TB because TB writes to the file only when attachments are opened or saved (not downloaded from the server), and only when opened or saved in certain ways. E.g., if you drag the attachment from the attachments pane to the desktop, this save action does not get recorded in the file, oddly enough. The solution might be to make a separate downloads.rdf file for TB, but for now I'm going to revert the edit to keep the accurate descriptive info there. --[[User:Wintogreen|wintogreen]] 18:35, 2 February 2006 (UTC)

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I think that important information has been removed if we get rid of the sentence which says that The data is deleted according to the user’s settings for Download History. --Mozcerize 17:11, 2 February 2006 (UTC)

I agree (even though TB in its present state doesn't provide any way to clear the file!). --wintogreen 18:35, 2 February 2006 (UTC)


In the revised intro, "...attachments are downloads" is more concise, certainly, but it doesn't sufficiently describe the file behavior in TB. I was very specific in what I wrote in the into about TB because TB writes to the file only when attachments are opened or saved (not downloaded from the server), and only when opened or saved in certain ways. E.g., if you drag the attachment from the attachments pane to the desktop, this save action does not get recorded in the file, oddly enough. The solution might be to make a separate downloads.rdf file for TB, but for now I'm going to revert the edit to keep the accurate descriptive info there. --wintogreen 18:35, 2 February 2006 (UTC)