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Re: [Sc-devel] SC3.2 RC 3 and SC 3.2



both
~/Documents
and
~/Music

are not standard on Linux.

Maybe just make a ~/SuperCollider directory?

~/scwork
is a bit obscure, and unclear for new users.

sincerely,
Marije

On Feb 1, 2008 10:35 PM, felix <felix@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> I'd actually vote for the chosen work directory, which should be whatever
> Document.dir is set to.
>
> and the default for that...
>
> well we risk annoying people by moving it.  it they already have an
> ~/scwork.
> we could check for its existence. and if it doesn't exist then:
>
>
> I like
> ~/Documents/SuperCollider
>
> which is also standard for applications to do.
> Acrobat User Data
> eFax Messenger
>  Microsoft User Data
> etc.
>
> it wouldn't affect me (for example) because no matter what the default, I
> would set it in my own startup to where I already have it.
>
> the problem I see with the application support directory is that it doesn't
> seem like its for normal everyday work.  it really is out of the way.  its
> for plug ins, extensions and the like.  or app cacheing.  but not for people
> to work out of.
>
> so its good for the synth defs I think.
>
> for recordings I still like ~/Music/SuperCollider/recordings
>  or we could put it also in the chosen work directory wish would leave less
> of a mess.
>
> you have to consider that some people will play around with this and then
> forget about it.  they shouldn't have 3 large folders to get rid of.
>
>
>
> -cx
>
>
>
>
>
> On Feb 2, 2008 12:33 AM, Scott Wilson <i@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > What about the notion of moving the startup file and recordings
> > folders to platform specific app support directories?
> >
> > This wouldn't be problematic to do I think.
> >
> > S.
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