Re: VFS for legacy apps

On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 17:44 -0600, Hans Petter Jansson wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 22:26 +0100, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
> > 
> >
> The relevant part appears to be:
> "$XDG_DATA_HOME defines the base directory relative to which user
> specific data files should be stored. If $XDG_DATA_HOME is either not
> set or empty, a default equal to $HOME/.local/share should be used."
> So I guess our default would be ~/.local/share/vfs/ ?

XDG_DATA_HOME is basically the user-specific version of /usr/share/. You
don't mount your stuff in /usr/share.

Its not only weird, its a pretty bad idea. Eventually such a pathname
will show up in the ui (say in the file selector) and the user will
navigate to ~/.local/share which is supposed to be a hidden directory
for application data. (It contains things like user-specific
mime-application mappings and mime additions.)

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