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Re: User directories integration - request for help



On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 04:48:47AM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Patrice Dumas wrote:
> >On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 01:38:00AM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >>If there are real practical reasons just cite that specifically.
> >
> >The use home directory shouldn't have non dot files (or directories) 
> >used by the applications. (There are allready the Desktop and GNUstep
> >directories, but in my opinion they shouldn't be there).
> 
> What about documents? music? pictures? Applications shouldnt ever touch 
> non hidden directories doesnt seem to be feasible. 

I can select directories for apps to download into, but they shouldn't
be created automatically without user interaction.

> I understand if you 
> dont want random programs dumping files into your desktop but I dont see 
> the advantage of restricting applications to this extend.

Indeed apps may use dirs, but only if they were configured. Configuring
them the first time they are used seems also right to me if there isn't
already a conf.

--
Pat


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