EASY SHARE Use case: your dad wants to share some photos with you. Here’s how it could work: he drags the folder onto an “share me” area of the syncthing gui. It prompts him for two things: read-only? (defaults to yes), and with who? (recent device ids are highlighted). Then he pushes a big blue “poke” button, then alerts the device id at the other end that there is a folder waiting. But wait: you haven’t added your dad’s device id yet! You get an option to ignore the device id (spam) or add it. But wait: actually you do have your dad’s device id added. It prompts you if you want to accept his share.
Advantages of this method: it’s way quicker. You don’t have to worry about folder ids, or about paths. It could even have an option to unshare after sync.