After my last post on Semantic Saving I got a lot of responses, most of them very positive and productive – thanks a lot for that. Today I tried to incorporate most of what you suggested into a new mockup. The new mockup contains of two versions: The default small one only shows a file name, a document type (I still think this is very important), and the folder selection (I fear we still need that although I hope that need will go away in the future):
A “More” button allows to expand the dialog into the bigger version. In there I did not change that much: The title has been replaced with a name field since the title of a file is essentially its name, there is no need to confuse users with that distinction. The comment has been moved below the annotations. I agree that it is less important, especially when saving files that contain text.
Maybe we can continue the discussion on this revised mockup before I start implementing something.