Re: Proposal: gnome-user-share

On Thu, 2004-12-02 at 12:15 +0800, James Henstridge wrote:
> Brian Skahan wrote:
> >What about the vfolder shared:/// or public:/// idea, that way you
> >could share multiple folders and still have a central place to check
> >and say "oops, need to hide that one now".  It gets away from
> >translatable on-disk names too.
> >  
> >
> We've been trying to get away from creating new random VFS methods for 
> things when they aren't needed.

> Also, there is already a quick way to check what you are sharing: go to 
> the Network window and double click on "username's public files" (for 
> epittance, it looks like it would be "username's shares").

Why can't this be the primary interface? You open up your 'shared files'
location through either the Computer or Network locations (whichever
makes more sense), and drop files & folders into it. The on-disk
location (if there is one) is irrelevant.

Kai Willadsen

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