Re: [PMH] Re: [Nautilus-list] Idea for Nautilus and GMC.
- From: Pavel Machek <pavel ucw cz>
- To: Miguel de Icaza <miguel ximian com>, Tuomas Kuosmanen <tigert ximian com>
- Cc: corsepiu faw uni-ulm de, nautilus-list eazel com, mc gnome org, prion-me-harder ximian com
- Subject: Re: [PMH] Re: [Nautilus-list] Idea for Nautilus and GMC.
- Date: Sun, 27 May 2001 13:33:02 +0200
> > I talked with people on #interface last week and we thought it might be
> > good to have some "GNOME Filesystem Standard" for $HOME:
> > $HOME
> > `---- Desktop/ <- grumble, but you know me :)
> > `---- Documents/
> > `---- Images/
> > `---- Videos/
> > `---- Music/
> > `---- Downloads/
> > `---- Programs/
> > `---- Evolution/
> > `---- Nautilus/
> I agree completely, love the idea, fully, and totally.
> But here is a problem for you:
> How do you make that work in other languages other than
> Possible solutions:
> 1. Create the directories with their english names, show them
> with english names on the file system view, but on the
> `shortcuts' on file save/open dialogs use the translated
> 2. Put everything in a well known location ~/GNOME, or
> ~/HOST or something, and make symlinks from ~/Programas
> into ~/HOST/Programs. Create as many symlinks on the home
> directory as the user logs in as. Create "virtual" directories for
> them (from Nautilus perspective, and show those on the
> standard dialogs).
> 3. Ignore the problem, force everyone into using english
> 4. Use `Unix' names for the various elements, and have "user
> names" which are shown into a few applications (file
> dialogs, file manager virtual directories).
> ~/docs Shown as _("Documents")
> ~/bin Shown as _("Programs")
> ~/packages Shown as _("Software")
> ~/desktop Shown as _("Desktop")
Option "4" sucks less. I really do not want to type rm -f ~/Programs/*
to free my disk space ;-), rm -f ~/bin/* is more friendly to my
I'm pavel ucw cz "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
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