Open Bug 726939 Opened 8 years ago Updated 11 months ago
Support for the Freedesktop
.org XDG Base Directory Specification in Sea Monkey
Currently SeaMonkey stores its user application data (preferences, cache, etc.) in ~/.mozilla/seamonkey (see Bug 393620), thus cluttering the user's home directory with yet another arbitrarily chosen hidden directory. SeaMonkey should instead support the Freedesktop.org XDG Base Directory Specification <http://freedesktop.org/Standards/basedir-spec> under GNU/Linux. Similar requests have already been made for Firefox (Bug 259356) and Thunderbird (Bug 247973 Comment 94).
Won't be done before it is done for Firefox, but it *should* come for free once Firefox is done here.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: General → Startup & Profiles
Ever confirmed: true
QA Contact: general → profile-manager
Target Milestone: --- → Future
Version: unspecified → Trunk
The same issue has been raised for Thunderbird as Bug 735285.
Summary: Support for the Freedesktop.org XDG Base Directory Specification → Support for the Freedesktop.org XDG Base Directory Specification in SeaMonkey
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