Location of recently-used file
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Thu Aug 10 15:43:21 EEST 2006
On 8/10/06, Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've already replied here:
Yeah, I saw. It seems that the discussion should have been only here,
on xdg. Sorry for creating two threads, but I was unaware of the new
specification, so I figured that Gtk had taken matters into its own
> Here I'll expand a bit on the XDG side of things.
> On Thu, 2006-08-10 at 14:10 +0200, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
> > So it seems that  needs an update, if the new format that Gtk is
> > using is the one that XDG wants to use as well, which I suppose it is.
> I've already put the spec on the fd.o wiki:
> the spec was discussed here on XDG-list last year:
> I tried to get some more input a year later, when the reference
> implementation was almost done and pending integration in GTK+ 2.9:
> but got no replies (it was at the time of the great discussion
> about .desktop files exec lines, so it might have been missed).
I guess I missed my chance to "bitch" then...
> > Also, why doesn't  follow the suggestions for file locations as
> > specified in .
> Because, as I said on gtk-devel-list, it tried to map existing files;
> the usage of $HOME might be suboptimal, so I'm more than willing to
> review it and move the files inside XDG-mandated directories.
I can't provide any more input than that I think that adhering to
other XDG specifications makes sense. I am, however, not
authoritative in this matter.
Anyway, thanks for the incredibly fast response :-).
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