Bug 245302 - Localization on disk
Localization on disk
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xdg-user-dirs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Alexander Larsson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-06-22 05:47 EDT by Olaf Fraczyk
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-25 05:48:42 EDT
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Description Olaf Fraczyk 2007-06-22 05:47:57 EDT
Description of problem:
The directories are localized on disk

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Having localized files/directories on disk will allways cause problems.
What if I want to have 2 concurrent sessions with different locale? What if I
switch locales between sessions - rename? 
For example if I change from pl_PL to en_US:
How do you know what to do if I have ~/Music and ~/Muzyka directories already?
And what happens if I manually change in my private users config to some totally
different name?
It looks really messy.

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Comment 1 Alexander Larsson 2007-06-25 05:48:42 EDT
This has been discussed a lot previously, and the decision has been made already.
Comment 2 Olaf Fraczyk 2007-06-25 07:23:19 EDT
It doesn't mean that the decision was right.
If you want it to keep it closed feel free. But it won't make it working better.

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