Re: VFS for legacy apps

On Fri, 2007-02-23 at 10:56 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 17:44 -0600, Hans Petter Jansson wrote:

> > 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.)

I agree with you, but I'd like to hear Nikolai's take on it too.

Hans Petter

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