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Usage of QTemporaryFile in "Working with JSON" data chaper of user guide.

Hello, 

 

first of all I would like to state that I'm complete beginner to C++/Qt.

 

I tried to save JSON into filesystem and I found one weird thing in developer's guide (https://developer.blackberry.com/cascades/documentation/device_platform/data_access/working_with_jso...  subchapter called Saving JSON data. 

 

There is this snippet:

 

// Retrieve the working directory, and create a temporary .json file in that

// location
QDir home = QDir::home();
QTemporaryFile file(home.absoluteFilePath("myJSONFile.json"));
 
My feeling is that usage og QTemporaryFile is misleading for beginners. I have feeling that almost nobody saves JSON data into temporary file. 
 
I would suggest to make consistent part about Loading and part about Saving and use normal file in home directory of the user.
 
Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong.
 
Thanks a lot
Tom
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