Re: Nautilus preferences proposal

On 28 Apr 2002, David Emory Watson wrote:

> On Sat, 2002-04-27 at 23:33, Alex Larsson wrote:
> > On 27 Apr 2002, David Emory Watson wrote:
> > 
> > > > 6. Navigation preferences: ( this need sub categories)
> > > > 6.a.The option to change the location of the home directory seems like
> > > > crack to me. I don't know what anyone else thinks, but in unix home is a
> > > > very definitive location. 
> > > 
> > > I can see your point.  However, when desktop==home it is important to be
> > > able to change where the home button (on the navigation bar) takes you.
> > 
> > What do you change it to?
> > 
> I don't know.  :)  Maybe we could use Mozilla as a model (they almost do
> exactly like we do).
> I guess I just don't think it's that big of a deal.  Almost every web
> browser out there says "Home page" and were not running around trying to
> change that.  So while it might not be the most unambiguous name, I
> doubt that it will lead to much confusion.
> I think familiarity should out here (unless someone thinks of an
> outstanding alternative)

I don't think of home in nautilus as a homepage really. Nautilus is a file 
manager, and in unix the home directory is a very well specified thing.

Anyway. Lets keep it for now.

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