[fpc-pascal] GetAppConfigDir but for temp data?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Dec 3 19:18:51 CET 2008

On Wed, 3 Dec 2008, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 6:36 PM, Michael Van Canneyt
> <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
> >> I don't know which applications actually adhere to these locations
> >> though, but I'm willing to start.  :-)
> >
> > On a KDE system: none.
> :-) Like I said, Linux has a long way to go for desktop friendly apps.
> > Well, KDE is a good standard as far as I'm concerned.
> >
> > Everything is in - more or less - logical places, and it's
> > very well standardized.
> And a LOT more consistent in it's UI compared to Gnome. Not to mention
> that the "your a dumb user so we need to hide everything" approach of
> Gnome is absolutely absurd.  I have KDE installed, but I simply can't
> switch to it due to the "lazarus gets minimized when switching
> desktops" bug. That drives me bonkers, so I'll stay with Gnome dekstop
> for now. :-(   Until Graeme's clone #55 finishes his new Window
> Manager written in fpGUI. :-)
> [http://sourceforge.net/projects/fpwm/]

I don't want to spoil anyones fun - even the fun of a clone - but it 
seems to me that solving the lazarus problem is considerably less 
work than writing a full-blown window manager :-)


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