working towards Subsurface 2.0

Jef Driesen jefdriesen at
Sat Sep 8 09:42:32 PDT 2012

There is the XDG standard on linux. Gtk has utility functions for the standard dirs. Users can customize these dirs too.

Dirk Hohndel <dirk at>d wrote:
>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

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