kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Mon Oct 11 00:07:45 PDT 2010
not sure why this showed up today, maybe it hang in some queue.
On Monday, 2010-06-21, Wei Jiang wrote:
> Hi All,
> The Trash specification is very good. It is intent for Unix, but it is good
> for Windows as well, with minor modification.
> I have implemented it for a cross platform (Unix and Windows) file manager
> Acelet Filer at http://www.acelet.com/desktop/filer.html.
> I would like to comment about the Trash specification from my experience:
> $XDG_DATA_HOME is difficult to implement.
> It is almost out of the capacity of trash implementer. Maybe I can modify
> .bashrc to add that environment variable, but the user may delete it
> later. I have checked Ubuntu 9.40 with Nautilus, $XDG_DATA_HOME is
If undefined or set to be empty it defaults to $HOME/.local/share
Thus distributions like in your case Ubuntu do not set it anywhere, they are
fine with this default.
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