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An alternative suggestion...

An alternative suggestion...

Posted Oct 30, 2008 13:52 UTC (Thu) by kh (subscriber, #19413)
In reply to: An alternative suggestion... by epa
Parent article: Directions for GNOME 3.0

> When you 'save image as', instead of disappearing to some random location

I can not help but think that at least part of the problem is that gnome (and every other gui) does not have a persistent current directory, unlike any tui (e.g. bash). When I am working in a shell, much of the commands I can give the computer are dependent upon my current working directory, but somehow that never was translated to any of the gui environments. Maybe each workspace needs a current working directory that can be changed from the panel or any of the programs in that workspace, and that is enforced for all programs in that workspace.


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