Re: Proposal: gnome-user-share

On Wed, 2004-12-01 at 13:27 +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Alan Cox">
> > On Mer, 2004-12-01 at 01:17, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > > It would be much harder for non-GNOME apps to deal with inconsistent
> > > on-disk locations (user A might have his files in ~/Desktop, user B
> > > might have her files in ~/[UTF-8-GUNK]).
> > 
> > Has it not occurred to you that users will want to do this anyway because
> > they want to share different things at different times and changing the
> > path name is an intuitive way to do it ?
> Yes, but that's a separate issue from the directory translation stuff (which
> is what we were covering above). I agree with you to a certain extent about
> making the particular directory reconfigurable.
> > The only app I can see that might want to know is nautilus so it can put a
> > nice icon on your personal sharing area (and I don't see it cares about
> > other users here)
> Nautilus could do this even if the g-u-s directory was configurable.

Like in this screenshot? :)

-- dobey

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