Re: [bug]: Users should not be able to perform any file operations on these uris


This is neither the place nor the time.  Please take this to the
usability discussion list and off of lists where people are trying to
get work done.


On Sat, 2002-05-25 at 04:21, Dave Bordoley wrote:
> As the filer of the bug, the behavior you've described is what i would
> expect to happen. I also want to mention that in reference to
> start-here:, I would rather that system-settings, preferences:, and
> server-settings, not even be explosed in the ui since they are
> redundant. All of their content is available in the applications menu,
> and applications directory, which is user editable, through the desktop
> preferences directory and system tools directory (perhaps the contents
> of server setting and system setting should have their own directories
> like desktop preferences instead of just being lumped into system
> tools). 
> So for the future I would like to see us remove start-here.  Add
> applications to the nautilus go menu and toolbar and just not expose any
> of these other uris to the user. This would make the issue of editing
> these directories moot and is a better / less confusing ui imho.
> Off topic, i don't think we should have many user visible vfolders. They
> can be very confusing since they aren't connected to the file system
> (there is no central point from which they branch, so they appear sort
> of random). In the future i would like to limit the visible ones to
> applications: (replacing start-here, server-settings and
> system-settings), favorites: (to be used to replace nautilus bookmarks,
> like in macos finder), and trash: (for gnome-vfs trash handling)...
> Probably took this discussion a little deeper than you wanted....
> dave
> On Sat, 2002-05-25 at 03:57, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > Heya,
> > 
> > Could anybody read and
> > explain to me exactly what is needed ?
> > 
> > >From my understanding, it's a trivial patch to the vfolder method making
> > so that modifications on the uri-schemes mentioned returns an "operation
> > not permitted" error.
> > 
> > Anybody could confirm my suspicions so that I can submit a patch ?
> > 
> > Cheers
> > 
> > -- 
> > /Bastien Nocera
> >
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