working towards Subsurface 2.0

Pierre-Yves Chibon pingou at
Sat Sep 8 07:18:06 PDT 2012

On Sat, 2012-09-08 at 07:11 -0700, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> > Sounds good.  It might suggest ~/subsurface_dives.xml if ~/Documents
> doesn't already exist on Linux, since not all distributions use the
> Documents folder by default.
> I would like a consistent default on Linux - or this gets just ugly. 
> This is one of the major shortcomings of Linux as desktop as far as I
> am concerned. With everyone doing their own thing, there is no clear
> structure and no defaults to rely on. 
> I actually thought that ~/Documents existed everywhere… 
> So people would prefer something like ~/subsurface_dives.xml to us
> creating a directory? I dislike cluttering the user's home
> directory...

IMHO, this is where having it set in the preferences window solves the
problem. Anyone can put there whatever they want.


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