Trash specification, version 0.1
alexl at redhat.com
Thu Sep 2 13:56:32 EEST 2004
On Thu, 2004-09-02 at 10:44 +0200, David Faure wrote:
> On Thursday 02 September 2004 09:28, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-09-01 at 16:24 +0200, David Faure wrote:
> > > Hello all,
> > > sorry for my silence the last 2 days, I was travelling back from aKademy
> > > (KDE conference and developer meeting).
> > No problems. There really is no hurry.
> Yeah it's just that the thread grew out of proportion :)
> > > Hmm :/
> > > OK how about we make it
> > > [Desktop Entry]
> > > Path=/foo/bar/doc.txt
> > > DeletionDate=....
> > >
> > > Then we benefit from the .desktop format escaping, and we can easily add
> > > other information into the file, e.g. for caching purposes.
> > Yes. One less file-type parser in the desktop is good. One less place to
> > define escaping rules etc. I'm totally for this.
> Great. Let's add a Type=TrashInfo, so that other tools that
> recognize the above as a desktop file don't mishandle it.
Or maybe use "[Trash Entry]"?
Alexander Larsson Red Hat, Inc
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