hp at redhat.com
Tue Jun 11 16:47:47 BST 2002
David Faure <david at mandrakesoft.com> writes:
> I'm happy to see KDE changed into using a .desktop file instead of a directory.
> Of course the .desktop file would need to point to the directory somehow
> (e.g. URL= or Exec= and/or a "here's where to drop items when dropping something
> on me" field, which might be a good thing to have in the spec too).
> The point is that if that .desktop file acts as:
> * click on me to open the trash dir
> * move files to the trash when dropping files on me
> * have the standard options for the trash in the rmb (empty trash etc.)
> then we don't really need it to be a real directory, it could be a link.
> This will also make the migration to a real trash ioslave easier, when someone
> actually implements it.
That's a nice solution, how hard do you think it would be to
implement? Did you like the general approach of my
For the trash link, do you think it's just "URL=trash:" or
some special magic like "Type=Trash"?
Probably a "here's where to drop items" field doesn't really work for
the way Nautilus does trash, since trash is the funky virtual folder
that merges a directory on each device.
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