Re: Proposal: Create a standard default location for pictures

And then, like epiphany, when I switch locales, and download things, I
can end up with multiple desktop directories too. No thanks.

If we're going to translate directory names, then they should be
translated as part of the directory's metadata, such as a .directory
file within it.

As for ~/Desktop... your $HOME should just be that anyway.

-- dobey

On Pre , 2004-05-28 at 12:47 +0100, Mathias wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-05-27 at 20:36, Alan Cox wrote:
> > 
> > > There are some implementation problems to consider as well, that I at
> > > least have yet to see a good generic solution for. Assuming you've got
> > > some list of directories agreed (which is definitely not a desktop-devel
> > > item in itself) consider what happens when I log in in English, save my
> > > photographs, log in in Welsh and save some more.
> > 
> > Also, any solution to this problem needs to be used for the currently
> > existing ~/Desktop and ~/Templates too. 
> This may sound silly but what about replacing ~/Desktop ~/Templates
> ~/Pictures ... by ~/.desktop ~/.templates ~/.pictures
> Then we can create symbolic links to these directories using the current
> locale, so ~/Bureau would point to ~/.desktop if I log in in French, and
> ~/Bilder would point to ~/.pictures in German.
> Of course we would need to store these translated locations somewhere so
> every app could retrieve them easily.
> I'm sorry to add noise to the list if this is irrelevant.
> Mathias

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