Using xdg-user-dirs for the gutsy desktop

Mikko Ohtamaa mikko at
Tue Jun 19 10:25:51 BST 2007

> Does MUSIC become SONGS ?
> And what about music videos ?
> Perhaps MUSIC, PICTURES and VIDEOS should simply be put in MEDIA ?
> It would make all the translations a lot simpler.

Windows uses My music, I think MacOSX has something similar too. There
are other music besides songs too!

Media is a bit too generic. One could want to make distinction between
family photos and a MP3 collection. Also, we I hope usability decisions
would not base on some obscure technical limitation (read: less work for

Mikko Ohtamaa
Associate, Red Innovation Ltd.
+358 40 743 9707
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