[gnome-bluetooth] Missing save dialog?

Baptiste Mille-Mathias baptiste.millemathias at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 23:40:19 PST 2005

On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 20:31:06 +0100, Fredrik Noring <noring at nocrew.org> wrote:

Hello Fredrik,

> I've used Gnome Bluetooth 0.5.1 with Fedora Core 3 (x86_64) and it's
> impressively simple to get the obex file transfers working with a Sony
> Ericsson T630.

Yes, I've the same phone and I feel the same. it's a real pleasure.

> One surprising detail is that the "Save" button doesn't bring up a save
> dialog; it simply saves the files in the home directory. Well actually
> the files are already saved in the home directory at that point and this
> is also a bit surprising. :)

I've already open a bug about such behaviour

> Would you agree that bringing up a save dialog makes more sense?
> Other applications such as Evolution saves files in temporary cache
> directories when the "Open" button is used. Do you think it would be a
> good idea to adopt this too?

Gnome-bluetooth could follow the epiphany's behaviour and save files
in folder ~/Desktop/Download/ (the name of the folder "Download"
depends of the language, because it is translatable)

> The "Send via Bluetooth" in Nautilus is really neat. Is it possible to
> add such a menu entry for vcards in Evolution? "Print vcard" etc. are
> already there. (Your TODO mentions the other way around, sending vcards
> to Evolution which would be really nice too.)

The feature could be handled by the new plugin system introduced in

Baptiste Mille-Mathias

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