Enhanced Trash functionality
aes at gnome.org
Fri Nov 28 01:35:10 EET 2003
On Thu, 2003-11-27 at 16:57, p.carsten at arcor.de wrote:
> Hi folks,
> interesting thoughts about the trash. Is it not just the undelete feature you are missing? Well, I allways thought of the trashbin as just another M$ example how to not fix the real problem but to pretend to be "innovative" and pitch a new "feature" or "technologie".
> Wouldn't you like a cool undelete feature on the filesystem level? Otherwise I bet when I have the need to recover a file I will have forgotten to use the "tra" or the app just hasn't had support for it or for any other non transparent tool.
Don't forget the fundamental difference about trash and undelete: stuff
in the trash is persistent and will exist until the user specifically
empties the trash. Files deleted from the filesystem could vanish at any
time. You can't treat them the same or the user will be surprised when
deleted files really vanish for good.
Andrew Sobala <aes at gnome.org>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
Url : http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xdg/attachments/20031127/caa06318/attachment.pgp
More information about the xdg