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From Jesse <>
Subject Re: [Android] Where does stuff get written?
Date Wed, 20 Feb 2013 00:10:01 GMT
seems to me, temp should be whatever is returned by getCacheDir
and persistent should be Internal Storage [1]

AFAIK all other platforms consider the file storage location to be private
to the application.


On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 3:36 PM, Joe Bowser <> wrote:

> Fil and I were working on this issue today:
> This code writes the LICENCE file to /mnt/shell/emulated/0 on Android,
> which is some unknown location that isn't accessible using the crappy
> Android File Transfer app.  I have no idea what the relationship
> between this folder and the other Android folders are other than the
> fact that we can write to it.
> So, this brings us back to the whole issue that labels like PERSISTANT
> and TEMPORARY make no sense on Android, and that we have to revisit
> this again.
> So, here are my questions:
> 1. Where does stuff get written?
> 2. Where should stuff get written?
> 3. Where do we want stuff to get written?
> 4. Can we offer feedback saying how broken this stupid spec is?
> 5. How do we fix this without pissing off our users, who may think
> this is working properly?


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