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From: Rainer Deyke (root_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-07 20:40:20

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stewart, Robert" <stewart_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, March 07, 2002 2:02 PM
Subject: RE: [boost] Re: Design for a file system library

> The problem with this choice is that "Desktop" is not the root of
> It is -- in a most profound paradox -- a directory in the current
> profile directory, which may or may not be on the local machine! It
> certainly is a subdirectory somewhere. That, in a typical end-user
> installation, means that if you navigate "Desktop" to find "My
Computer" and
> then locate the C drive, you can navigate to
> C:\Windows\Profiles\user\Desktop to get right back where you
started. That
> doesn't seem very useful.

At least under Windows 9x, this is not true. The files on the desktop
also exist in "c:\WINDOWS\Desktop", but this directory does not
contain "My Computer" or "Network Neighborhood", and is therefore not
the true desktop.

Rainer Deyke | root_at_[hidden] |

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