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Re: User directories integration - request for help



On Fri, 2007-03-16 at 13:10 -0500, Callum Lerwick wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-15 at 19:26 -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 ? To force them to learn something about 
> > filesystem organization and application configuration before they can
> > use their systems ? 
> 
> +1
> 
> Especially once you toss internationalization into the mix, this is all
> turning in to a giant gob of over-complex hacks that overshadows any
> benefit. KISS. If the user wants folders, they can make them themselves,
> in whatever language they want. Make all apps default their file
> selectors to the last directory used in a sane manner.

I guess you didn't pick up the sarcasm in my response...


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