[Bug 1358294] Re: App data and config files are not removed when an app is uninstalled
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Tue May 31 12:00:25 UTC 2016
Michael, can you please detail what are these "various situations", where you'd want online accounts to persist? I know of bug 1454210, which will eventually be fixed, but what else?
I cannot think of any reason why you would not want your account deleted, especially given that it doesn't store any user data -- it can be recreated by just typing a username and a password.
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App data and config files are not removed when an app is uninstalled
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If an app uses ~/.config/foo (say, uses Qt.labs.settings), and the
user uninstalls the app, ~/.config/foo is not removed. It should be
deleted when the app is uninstalled.
Using latest utopic on the phone.
- When a user deletes an app, 100% of files associated with the app
should be deleted.
- A warning notification should be displayed when a user goes to
delete an app informing them that this action will also delete any
data they have stored inside the app. This notification should give
the options of cancelling or proceeding with the action.
- Users should not be allowed to delete the key apps that ship with
the phone. These key apps are defined as: Dialler, Address book,
Messaging, Browser, Camera, Music player
The above will give the user a simple easy to understand mental model
while simultaneously protecting the user from deleting important
content within the default apps.
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