Re: Could a few influential GNOME develoers join gnu-prog-discuss gnu org?

On Thu, 2012-01-19 at 13:03 -0500, Richard Stallman wrote:
> The way the comment was presented (and granted, we're missing
>     context here) was as if this behavior was a bug.
> I doubt anyone believed the behavior was unintentional.
> So it's definitely not a bug in the strict sense of the term.
> The question raised in that discussion was whether this behavior
> was better or worse than an alternative.
> I mentioned that issue as an example of a discussion, not in order to
> argue about it at length.  But since we're talking about it, here's a
> suggestion people might perhaps like.
> When creating a directory named with a translation of the word
> "Desktop", for use as a desktop, how about making that a symlink to
> "Desktop" under suitable circumstances?  That way, if you change
> locales, you will still have the same desktop contents.

And I was hoping to steer the discussion towards the fact that 1) it's a
piece of software that does this, so 2) the discussion
should take place neither on GNU mailing-lists, nor on GNOME ones, but
on ones (in this case, the xdg list).


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