Windows like shared folder?

Jussi Schultink jussi01 at
Tue Sep 8 11:03:17 BST 2009

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 12:54 PM, Harald Sitter <apachelogger at>wrote:

> summary: have a shared folder architecture like windows so that local
> users can exchange data
> IMHO this would at best increase discoverability. By default regular
> files created in $HOME are world readable, so technically one just
> needs to navigate to the other user's home I suppose. That does not
> help if 2 people want to edit the same document, but then again, the
> file permissions just need to be changed
> so... not worth the effort -> move to brainstorm and let it accumulate
> backup?
> Just out of curiousity, what is the "public" folder currently in the home
dir by default for?
Could this not be set up for this purpose?


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