Re: RFC: Common desktop-wide paths

On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 01:28:05PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Llu, 2004-10-04 at 11:03, Mikael Hallendal wrote:
> > Why not just do it as they seem to do in Mac OSX, the actual directory 
> > names on disk are in English and then translated in Nautilus only. So if 
> > you access your home directory by a powertool such as the terminal you 
> > go to ~/Desktop no matter if it's named Skrivbord (Swedish) in Nautilus.
> And KDE, and openoffice and mozilla, and over NFS to other system types,
> and xfce. 

All powertools ;)

Seriously, perhaps a way for applications to figure out standard-
directories for the placement of certain file types should be a
Freedesktop standard? 


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