[Discuss] Recycle Bin problem with Preclick image editing software

Steven Edwards steven at codeweavers.com
Wed Feb 9 15:36:05 CST 2005


On Wed, 2005-02-09 at 16:00, Mike Hearn wrote:
> Context is: app has a "send to recycle bin" option to delete photos.
> Doesn't work. Native shell32/shfolder fixes it. If anybody is up for
> what is probably an easy task, figure out why and fix it so c:\Recycled
> is used.

I've looked in to this a bit and been wanting to implement it for
ReactOS. We need to implement some of the SHQuery* functions in shell32.
I have a bunch of command apps that use these shell32 apis to talk to
the Recycle bin.

> For bonus points we should bridge it to KDE/GNOME so if an app recycles
> something it appears in your actual trash can :)

The problem is the FreeDesktop.org Trashcan spec is just a draft and I
don't know how properly the major desktops follow it...if at all at this


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