ah, desktop icons
fourdan at xfce.org
Fri Feb 17 13:30:11 CET 2006
Biju Chacko wrote:
> That sounds kind of hacky. It's rather unexpected behavior, esp if
> running a shell script, say. And it's something easily fixed with a
> wrapper script or perhaps in a .desktop file. Executable files on the
> desktop really ought have ~/Desktop as their working dir.
> So I'd be against it, unless it was optional and off by default.
The use of the ~/Desktop is an implementation detail. For common users,
the desktop *is* the computer.
FYI, if you run a launcher from Nautilus desktop or from kdesktop, it
runs from the user home dir, not from ~/Desktop.
That means that xfce would be an exception here, for no good reason IMHO.
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