Kubuntu has no integration of XDG directories in file manager.

Harald Sitter apachelogger at ubuntu.com
Tue Mar 23 08:59:55 GMT 2010

Exactly what is the ratinale for those folders getting to be shortcuts?

Just some thoughts on this.
- dolphin uses home as starting point
- home is already a shortcut
- we do not actively use downloads, share or templates
- linking to desktop is redundant with it being on the desktop already
- should be done upstream
- translations might be super long, either not fitting the list at all or 
makign it shrink quite a bit
- we do not use icons for those folders, which makes it pretty much impossible 
to implement this change altogether ... yet again -> should be done upstream

Additionally I personally think that this would just clutter the default 
dolphin. Imagie the first use experience here. You open dolphin and see loads 
of duplication. That hardly can be a good thing.
Also, adding those dirs makes the places list feel a lot more busy, I have got 
about the same amount of dirs and the other day a bingdows friend of mine was 
rather confused at what this thingy might be.

Even this ought to be implemented upstream I sure hope Peter implements some 
visual difference between user created links, default directory links and 
device links (considering I did not forget about any category here :))

Harald Sitter
Kubuntu Core Developer
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