Trash spec: need decisions on some points
alexl at redhat.com
Thu Sep 2 10:20:28 EEST 2004
On Wed, 2004-09-01 at 16:44 +0200, David Faure wrote:
> On Monday 30 August 2004 15:45, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-08-29 at 13:32, David Faure wrote:
> > >
> > > I think the other-partitions case still needs input from Alexander before we
> > > can write the spec on that part.
> > Another thing that we should consider is compatibility with existing
> > systems. Gnome currently uses $HOME/.Trash, which conflicts with this
> > spec. Its easy for later versions of Gnome to check for the "info"
> > directory, and if it doesn't exist migrate the files there into the new
> > format. However, what about people using older versions of Gnome at the
> > same time as the new KDE or Gnome. It will show the info and files
> > directory in trash:// and let you delete them.
> > I'm not sure there is a good way to handle this though, other than
> > having another name for the directory.
> Ah that was the second advantage in naming it ~/.Trash-$uid:
> consistency with other partitions, but also having another name than gnome's
> current .Trash directory.
Yes. A bit ugly, but workable.
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