XDG Base Directory Spec

Marco Canini marco.canini at fastwebnet.it
Mon Feb 9 21:36:31 EET 2004

On Mon, 2004-02-09 at 20:02, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Monday 09 February 2004 19:36, Marco Canini wrote:
> > * don't add localization for folder names, if you want localized icons
> > make them as link (even windows doesn't make localized folders, windows
> > is mainly a single user per session and single locale OS IMO)
> It does.
> Windows' main directory for programs is called "Programs" in English and 
> "Programme" in German and there are quite some broken installers which have 
> "Programs" hardcoded so a German user ends up with two directories containing 
> applications.
Sorry, but you're confirming what I said: it doesn't!
You have a German localized version of windows. If you install the
English version you'll get Programs and if you then install the multi
language pack it will stay so, even if you choose German as your default

> Cheers,
> Kevin
Marco Canini <marco.canini at fastwebnet.it>

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