Re: Translations of folder names - two proposals

On Fri, 2004-12-10 at 17:04 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Gwe, 2004-12-10 at 17:57, Dan Winship wrote:
> > We could also borrow an idea from Mac OS aliases and remember the inode
> > number of each of the folders, so that if the user does manage to move
> > or rename one of them behind GNOME's back, we still have a chance of
> > being able to find it and fix the symlink.
> Inodes are not static on all file systems when a file is not open. It is
> however true enough to be useful especially if combined with a file
> attribute marker

We need to be able to track on-disk moves and renames of a folder even
if we don't use translated folders-- currently, a folder move loses all
Nautilus' metadata (window size, zoom, etc) for that folder; A serious
violation of the spatial metaphor.

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