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Not a Bug

Sorry man, but this is not a bug as Bill Bumgarner points out. I'm glad I can replace a folder with a file. It's not as if you're not warned.

5 Responses to "Not a Bug"

  1. Two words: idiot proof.

    Problem: it's not.

    Which means they'll "fix" it someday. Pity.

  2. Their fix should be to modify the error dialog to mention that it is a folder being replaced, and not a file.

  3. Would it be terrible to move the replaced file/folder to the Trash?

  4. Yes.

  5. I should have written a bit more clearly in my previous article on this "bug" (note the quotes), but having failed to do so previously, I'll do so now. This behavior (allowing you to replace a folder with a file) is not a bug, but the dialog could been...