Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#8359 new Feature request

More structured xml files

Reported by: Sworddragon Owned by:
Priority: low Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Cc:
Component version: Operating system type: Linux
Operating system version: Ubuntu 3.7.0-4.12-generic 3.7.0-rc7


For example filezilla.xml uses entries like this one:

<Setting name="Window position and size">0 390 138 900 670 </Setting>

This is not really structured for a xml file and makes it difficult to understand for a human or an application. In my opinion this entry (and others in a similar way) could be split like this:

<Setting name="Window maximized">0</Setting>
<Setting name="Window width">900</Setting>
<Setting name="Window height">670</Setting>
<Setting name="Window horizontal offset">390</Setting>
<Setting name="Window vertical offset">138</Setting>

Change History (2)

comment:1 by Alexander Schuch, 8 years ago

Priority: normallow
Type: Bug reportFeature request

comment:2 by Sworddragon, 7 years ago

I'm also noticing that the same empty settings are saved differently. For example in filezilla.xml the option "Sitemanager last selected" is saved sometimes as "<Setting name="Sitemanager last selected"></Setting>" and sometimes it is saved as "<Setting name="Sitemanager last selected" />". Probably this could also be enhanced to use always only one of these both variants.

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