[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Universal Move files to trash

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From: Paul Bruneau <paul_bruneau@...>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 1999 08:09:39 -0400
There are invisible folders called things like "Network Trash Folder"
something or other. I believe they live on the "server". They are forced
to be emptied before you unmount the server volume. I don't know what
the heck happens to them if you crash before emptying them. Easy enough
to test, though!

BMichael@... wrote:
> 
> >When you mount a server, you can't see any of that server's existing
> >Trash'ed items in your local Trash, and if you trash
> >any of the remote files while connected, they show up in your local Trash but
> >don't show up if you go sit at the server and open _its_ trash.  As to where
> >the trashed file _really_ is at this point, I'm not sure.  I don't know if it
> >literally gets copied to the local machine, or <snip>
> 
> It definitely does _not_ get copied locally; trashing a 4Mb file from fbo
> last night (then emptying the trash) took only a few seconds. Downloading
> it took many minutes.
> 
> I think the files _will_ appear in the server's Trash sometimes, though
> not always, but I'm not sure what it's dependent on. When my desktop Mac
> at work was running as a server, I'd sometimes come in and find things in
> the trash that I didn't put there, which implies that someone did so
> "remotely".
> 
> Bill
> 
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