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Re: Managing the notebook list
On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 10:20 AM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 2009/11/29 Pablo Angulo <pablo.angulo@xxxxxx>:
> > Jaap Karssenberg escribió:
> >> I have been thinking about this a bit and it seems to me that it would
> >> be good if zim searches for notebooks in certain standard locations...
> >> Any thoughts on this ?
> > Unfortunately, there seems to be no standard directory for notes in
> > .config/user-dirs.dirs
> > It would be interesting to read the directory from this config file
> > instead of hard coding it. This way it can get translated, for example.
> > But I don't know if you can just add a new one or what.
> 1) I think that "notes" is the wrong term here, even if Zim has been
> using it historically.
How about ~/Notebooks ? Or is that not what you meant ?
> 2) Is this a freedesktop file or a Gnome file?
user-dirs is freedesktop specification - you have it on e.g. kbuntu as well.
We could check for a Notebooks variable there before going to default.