Re: A Few Standard Folders [Re: Structure in $HOME]

Emphetamine defaults to ~/Downloads for downloading things to.
It also has support for matching mime types to specific download
directories, though there is no UI for it yet.

-- dobey

On Mon, 2003-01-13 at 13:36, Todd Kulesza wrote:
> Alan Horkan wrote:
> > I would be very interested to see
> > $HOME/Documents
> > $HOME/Images
> > $HOME/Music
> > $HOME/Web Pages
> > $HOME/Video
> > perhaps more ...
> I'd like to either add a $HOME/Downloads directory or change "Web Pages" 
> to read as "Downloads".  Mozilla, Galeon, gFTP, etc., could then all 
> default to using that directory to download files to.  Setting up GConf 
> keys for each generic location would also be cool, so that a control 
> panel applet could be written to modify them, and then any application 
> which wanted to use them would know where the user wants a particular 
> file saved.  For instance, we could have a key 
> /system/default_directories/documents with $HOME/Documents as its 
> default value, and whenever Gnumeric or Abiword open a Save File dialog, 
> they could read that key to determine the default path.
> Todd
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