Re: Filechooser and Bookmarks spec

On Mon, 2008-02-11 at 18:01 +0100, nf2 wrote:

> > there is a patch already for the standard gtk+ filesystem backend at:
> >
> >
> >
> > it will use GBookmarkFile to store the file chooser shortcuts and move
> > the shortcuts across from the old internal format. 
> Cool! I think it would be good to switch soon, as KDE4 is pretty fresh.

last time I checked, the KDE guys said that they had no intention on
using/working with the desktop bookmark spec, and they didn't even
bothered about giving me a rationale about why or how the spec could
have been changed to go in their general direction[1].

oh, well.

> >> I think KDE is already using XBEL for this, and GLib also has an XBEL
> >> parser. Are there any other obstacles than agreeing on the location and
> >> name of such a shared bookmarks file?
> >>     
> >
> > when I proposed the desktop bookmarks spec[1], I used
> > $HOME/.shortcuts.xbel as the proposed storage file for the file selector
> > shortcuts; this should probably be changed to
> > $XDG_DATA_DIR/shortcuts.xbel or similar - I have no strong feelings
> > towards either solutions.
> >
> >
> >   
> I would opt for $XDG_DATA_DIR/shortcuts.xbel.

the recent files storage could be moved there as well.

>  May i forward your mail to the xdg-list?





Emmanuele Bassi,

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