On Friday 26 Aug 2011 Jim Dean wrote:

> Is a blank folderview much different to a blank desktop? It is just a box

> sitting on the desktop.


> If it contained something useful or helpful that might be different.

Huh? How do you manage to get a blank folderview? By default it points to /home/you. You'd have to actually change the point to an empty directory to see a blank one - we are talking about what people see by default.