Unifying ~/Desktop

Federico Mena Quintero federico at ximian.com
Mon Jun 10 23:51:29 BST 2002

On Mon, 2002-06-10 at 08:49, Havoc Pennington wrote:

> Simon Hausmann <hausmann at kde.org> writes: 
> > How about using
> > 
> > URL=$HOME or file://$HOME instead?
> >
> That's not in the desktop entry spec, so wouldn't be a valid desktop
> file.

Having a hardcoded path does not sound appropriate.  Look at all the
trouble Jim Gettys mentions when he tries to change his UID.  Likeiwse,
moving your home directory to somewhere else should not involve having
to hand-edit magic files.


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