Revise naming convention for conflict files


I’ve noticed that when Insync detects duplicate file names in Google Drive, it automatically renames them using this format:

  • File.jpg
  • File (2).jpg
  • File (3).jpg

However, this method can be confusing, especially when files naturally have “(2)” in their names. This also makes it hard to identify which files have naming conflicts.

I propose renaming these conflict files using the term “conflict”, like:

  • File.jpg
  • File (conflict 2).jpg
  • File (conflict 3).jpg

Alternatively, incorporating a timestamp can pinpoint when the conflict arose:

  • File.jpg
  • File (conflict 2023-08-18-12-12-32).jpg
  • File (conflict 2023-08-19-13-42-46).jpg

Thank you for considering this enhancement.

Best regards,

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This would be a great addition. Adding the date and time in ISO 8601 format would be good too.

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