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Re: User directories integration - request for help



On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 07:26:36PM -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-03-16 at 00:01 +0100, 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. 
> 
> Because we like to leave the user alone with the task of organizing his
> data, music, documents, etc ? 

Not ecessarily, but don't impose an organization.

> To force them to learn something about 
> filesystem organization and application configuration before they can
> use their systems ? 

Not necessarily. The first time a file should be created, ask the
user to confirm a directory name he wants to put the files in. For the 
default directory name, sure use the standardized one, but don't
force it.

--
Pat


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