What constitutes "user configuration files" in the XDG basedir spec?
vuntz at gnome.org
Thu Jan 15 02:32:25 PST 2009
Le mercredi 14 janvier 2009, à 21:23 +0100, Dieter Plaetinck a écrit :
> Rodney Dawes wrote:
>> If I resize my app's window to be more suitable for my uses, where
>> should that configuration be saved then? It is configuration data,
>> though all configuration data may not necessarily be what you expect
>> it to be.
> It is not *user configuration*. Your program comes up with that by
> itself, your user probably doesn't even know about this.
Err, if the user resizes the window, I would think he knows that, well,
he resizes the window. Am I missing something here? :-)
I'd think it's some user configuration too. Not critical, but still.
> I hereby propose a draft of an updated version of the spec:
> What I did is just add a section "examples" which describes a bit more
> in detail what belongs where and gives some practical examples.
I like the idea of giving examples. I kind of disagree with "These files
are only to be edited by the user manually, or by the relevant program
on behalf of a user because the user changed configuration through a
What do other people think?
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