Ok, I misunderstood your point from the first post. But this way we still
need to find some clever way of informing user about possibility of keeping
his templates in $XDG_TEMPLATE_DIR. Feature which is not visible is not
2013/8/28 Martin Owens <doctormo@...>
> Thanks for the quick reply Jan,
> On Wed, 2013-08-28 at 15:19 +0200, Jan Darowski wrote:
> > It could be more useful if more projects were following such rules.
> > Personally I don't like when applications spam my homedir with
> > additional directories.
> Are you under the impression that the Templates directory would be
> created if we tried to use it and it didn't exist? Because XDG dirs are
> set to $HOME if they get deleted or never existed. So checking $HOME !=
> $XDG_TEMPLATE_DIR should mean "There IS a template directory and the
> user has kept it around or intentionally set it up."
> I'd much prefer keeping a user's data out of hidden directories for lots
> of reasons. From backups to ownership context. So
> ~/.config/inkscape/templates should only really be for templates
> installed by inkscape or some process related to inkscape. While a
> public directory like Templates/ provides us with the space to save user
> created and look for downloaded or restored templates.
> Or you might be in support of the idea and I misunderstood :-)