Re: Several comments on panel, nautilus and evolution

On Sun, Sep 03, 2000 at 11:25:54AM -0400, Dan Winship wrote:
> I can't speak for Nautilus, but in Evolution, that's not a bug, that's
> a feature. Dotfiles are hidden, which is fine for config files and
> other things that you want to make non-obvious. But the "evolution"
> directory is used to store all of the user's local mail, contacts,
> appointments, etc, which is user data, not configuration. You don't
> want to hide the user's mail from him.
> As far as I know, there are no mail programs that store mail in
> dotfiles or dotfile directories.
> As for configurability, yeah, you'll probably be able to change the
> directory name at some point if you really want to. (As it stands now,
> only the Evolution Shell hardcodes the pathname. The other components
> are then told by the Shell where to put their files.)

and so why the desktop is a hidden directory (.desktop)??

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