Re: [Nautilus-list] Integration of gmc and nautilus desktop directories.

El 13 Apr 2001 03:05:19 +0200, Jonas De Vuyst escribió:
> On 12 Apr 2001 21:45:40 -0300, Cesar Cardoso wrote:
> > Em 12 Apr 2001 11:52:27 -0700, Darin Adler escreveu:
> > 
> > > A number of Nautilus users have already requested that the desktop go into a
> > > directory with a simpler name. ~/.gnome-desktop is shorter than
> > > ~/.nautilus/desktop, but I was hoping for something even better. (For
> > > example, tigert wants ~ to just "be the desktop".)
> > > 
> > Maybe something like ~/desktop? It's short, it's not hidden (these
> > .hidden desktop dirs annoys me).
> > Or even maybe people from GNOME and KDE should meet and agree on an
> > unified desktop dir and file style. Using the same dirs and icons on
> > Nautilus, gmc, kfm, kruiser, konqueror... sounds interesting.
> I think KDE uses Desktop so that would be a more appropriate name if
> non-hidden directories were desired.
> However, this would mean that a user clicking "Home" on the desktop,
> then "Desktop" and so on would cycle between those two directories.
> Something that I think is confusing to new users (though I'm not on
> expert on this).
> Further I see no reason for having the desktop directory not hidden.
> Well, actually I can think of one reason, being that it's easyer to find
> it in the file dialog, but this is something that should be solved by a
> button or something in that dialog.
> And if you'd want a non-hidden desktop directory you could always create
> a link from Desktop to .desktop (or .gnome-desktop or whatever).

Seeing this i think the best solution would be to make the home
directory the desktop directory (as someone mentioned before in this
thread). No naming problems, no cycling between both direcories (they
are the same), all file managers can use the same dir, etc...


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