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

Le sam, 14 avr 2001 10:02:16, Ben Ford a écrit :
> Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> >
> >>I just dislike clutteredness.  I hate apps that fill my
> >>$HOME with loads 
> >>of dot-this and dot-that files.  I'd much prefer a
> >>separate desktop dir 
> >>(not dot-desktop) and a single .preferences directory
> that
> >>apps could 
> >>fill with dot files to their hearts' content.
> >>
> >
> >Why hide it ? As long as there is only *one* config root,
> >not-hidding it and providing esay access to it for the
> users
> >would be a great feature. Besides, an ~/etc would be
> >consistent with the rest of the file system.
> >
> The only problem I have with that is that people may mess
> with the files 
> in there, not knowing what they are doing.  

Well, some people like to mess in there :))

> Having it
> hidden at least 
> adds a little protection.

You can filter it at the gui level (make the filtering od
~/etc an advanced option enabled by default). No need to
hide it. Besides, .files are not such a great protection,
they are fare too prevalent for most users not to know about


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