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Re: User directories integration - request for help



On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 10:51 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 10:36 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 09:54 +0100, Miloslav Trmac wrote:
> > > Alexander Larsson napsal(a):
> > > > On Fri, 2007-03-16 at 13:35 +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > > >> It seems like those folders are created automatically when user logs in.
> > > >> That's what I dislike. If they are defaults for 'save' actions in every
> > > >> apps, fine. If they are created and used automatically, I think it isn't
> > > >> right.
> > > 
> > > > nor would it work instantly with all applications.
> > > The specification is new, so it won't "work instantly with all
> > > applications" anyway.
> > 
> > It very much does. All applications using the gtk file selector will
> > have some default folders as file selector bookmars, and *all*
> > applications get translated filenames for common directories.
> 
> And all other applications, such as gui-less apps will be broken.

Care to explain how they will be broken ? gui vs no-gui does not even
enter the picture here. Yes, gui-less apps will not benefit from the
bookmarks, because they don't have a filechooser. Do you say they are
broken because they don't have a filechooser ? You are not making any
sense here.


> Related to this: Explain who all this is supposed without any
> login-manager (plain su -l without running any GUI)

It won't work if you are booting with emacs replacing init either. I
fail to see how this is relevant.


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