Who can touch Desktop [Was: Re: Translations of folder names - two proposals]
- From: Maciej Katafiasz <ml mathrick org>
- To: Danilo Šegan <danilo gnome org>
- Cc: Jan Morén <jan moren lucs lu se>, Desktop Devel List <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Who can touch Desktop [Was: Re: Translations of folder names - two proposals]
- Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 16:55:50 +0100
Dnia 11-12-2004, sob o godzinie 22:41 +0100, Danilo Šegan napisał:
> > I don't expect ncftp to default to the "desktop" for its downloads; as a
> > matter of fact, I don't expect _anything_ except Nautilus to care about
> > "Desktop" at all. "Desktop" is Nautilus' playground only. In fact, if
> > anything dumps stuff onto my desktop without me doing so (ie. without
> > the implicit help of Nautilus) I would be very cross.
> That defeats the purpose of the desktop as a place to work on.
> You pretty much don't want to use your desktop. You probably expect
> all applications to default to your $HOME. If it was so, you don't
> actually need the desktop, so I suggest setting your desktop to be
> $HOME itself, and you'll finally find some use for the desktop :)
Uh, no. That was recently discussed wrt to default donwloads location,
but let me repeat that once again: Desktop is *my* workplace, and
trespassers will be shot. No exceptions. Regardless of how app gets hold
of my Desktop, there is absolutely NO possibility of it touching my
files there, unless that's explicitly requested by me in person.
> If you don't want $HOME to be shown on your desktop, but still don't
> use your desktop, then you're better off not using Nautilus for
> drawing the desktop (you'll shorten load time, and save some memory).
Huh? Why do you think I don't want to have $HOME visible on Desktop?
Maciej Katafiasz <ml mathrick org>
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