bob at thestuff.net
Sun Dec 17 18:34:33 PST 2000
I'd like to second this. :)
On 17 Dec 2000 17:59:00 +0100, wrote:
> One other thing I'd like to see in a standard for trash-bins is a
> standard way to say "I don't like this trash conscept at all". This
> would allow me to disble this whole trashing without fiddling around
> with all the different Desktops(If we get more FMs/Desktops to use this
> scheme). What about a file like ".NOTRASH" in a prominent(~/Trash/ ?)
> place to disable this stuff at once?
> Don't misunderstand me I don't think the trash concept is not bad, but i
> simply don't like it. I think (Ok, try believe) that i do know what file
> should be deleted. I don't mean to offend anyone who like this feature,
> it's just my personal attitude.
> Yet another thing to standardize is what should happen to the files in
> the trash:
> - should they be deleted after an specific time?
> - Is there any limit of the size of the trash-bin? Should old file be
> deleted if exceeded?
> - maybe something else
> - Martin
> Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > V man <venom at cibs9.sns.it> writes:
> > > There are too many desktop environment outside, not just gnome kde, if we
> > > standardize trash, then will cde trash, xfce trash, any other DE or WM
> > > with a trash be complient?
> > >
> > > I am quite sure that many desktop will be happy to be compliant, but not
> > > cde, and also if ugly, is a big outsider.
> > >
> > > I would say, that we should focus to accolpish actual stuff before
> > > start also those secundary aspects.
> > >
> > This is very much actual stuff. If we want a venue that includes xfce,
> > etc. then freedesktop.org explicitly does that. CDE is not moving
> > forward really, so I don't think we should consider it when creating
> > new standards, since there is no one to speak on CDE's behalf or
> > commit to implementing new CDE features.
> > Anyway, if the name of gnome-kde-list is a problem, then
> > xdg-list at freedesktop.org is available for this type of discussion.
> > Havoc
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