Places Panel: Only show devices which do not exist in the Places
Review Request #110326 - Created May 6, 2013 and discarded
Places Panel: Only show devices which do not exist in the Places No point showing them twice.
Thanks for the patch, but I'm not entirely sure if this is a good idea. I agree that most people will only need one Places entry for each device, but in my experience, making guesses about what the user wants, and then taking actions based on these guesses without giving the user any choice, often leads to problems. Moreover, I already see some problems with this implementation: (a) Updates are needed: If the hand-made entry is removed, the device should be shown again. (b) If the hand-made entry is hidden, the device should probably be shown again. Implementing these things will make the code even more complex and possibly cause other issues. On the other hand, the only price that we have to pay if this patch does not go in is that users who set up a hand-made "Place" for a device and don't want to see another entry for that in the "Devices" section have to hide it by hand. Or am I overlooking something?