Trash specification, version 0.1
dfaure at trolltech.com
Thu Sep 2 11:44:38 EEST 2004
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.
> I like the YYYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss approach. I'm not sure about the
> timezone though. mtimes on e.g. nfs filesystems are of the local time of
> the system that has the nfs server. Doing something different for the
> trash time than mtime strikes me as a bit odd.
OK, let's use a datetime without timezone then, just like the system mtime.
> I'd like to see a recommendation that the original filename is first
> used though, as this helps console users.
Good, I think we settled the info file format and the other-partitions issues then.
David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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