Trash spec 0.4

David Faure dfaure at
Sun Sep 12 18:40:49 EEST 2004

On Friday 10 September 2004 03:10, Lars Hallberg wrote:
> David Faure wrote:
> >>OK, if it can't be restored to its original location, thats OK, but I 
> >>sure want a save dialog or something - being able to untrash trash is a 
> >>critical operation for the users trust in the desktop!
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Well if the restore operation doesn't work you can always simply drag-n-drop
> >the file from trash:/ to whereever you want it - I implemented that in KDE.
> >  
> >
> Good enuff! Atleast if explenad in the error notice on the failed 
> restore. Else it might be a to hidden feature (but it's pretty obvius to 
> try and drag the file).

This error appears when a file can't be restored because the destination directory doesn't exist anymore:
"The directory %1 does not exist anymore, so it is not possible to restore this item to its original location. "
"You can either recreate that directory and use the restore operation again, or drag the item anywhere else to restore it."

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
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