Re: GtkFileChooser API work

On Fri, 2003-09-05 at 12:01, Federico Mena Quintero wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-09-03 at 09:36, Brian Cameron wrote:
> > One thing that I think would be useful would be to allow the
> > programatic specification of which directories can be accessed
> > via the GtkFileChooser dialog.
> It's great that you bring this up, because we'll really need this
> feature if GNOME 2.6 is going to have lock-down features.
> If users are only allowed to open/save files in a few directories, we
> could make the directory bookmarks list the canonical list of valid
> places.  Then we could have
> 	gboolean gtk_file_system_get_restrict_to_bookmarks (fs);
> E.g. this would be exported by the GtkFileSystem interface.  The file
> chooser would pay attention to this and let the user select files only
> from the bookmark directories if the function returns TRUE.  The file
> chooser would then not include an "Up" button and probably not support
> editing the bookmarks list.
> Let's say we restrict the user to a small set of directories.  Do we
> want him to be able to create subdirectories under those?
>   Federico
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Could this tie in to Nautilus support for .hidden files? AFAIK OSX (I
dont own a mac) uses the names in these files to specify which
directories should not be shown.

2 cents,

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