What constitutes "user configuration files" in the XDG basedir spec?
dfaure at trolltech.com
Thu Jan 15 05:49:02 PST 2009
On Thursday 15 January 2009, Patryk Zawadzki wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 1:48 PM, David Faure <dfaure at trolltech.com> wrote:
> > On Thursday 15 January 2009, Sanel Zukan wrote:
> >> Implying previous, they
> >> are also non essential and should go with $XDG_CACHE_HOME, just because
> >> program generated them.
> > No. A cache is something that can be deleted without bad side effects.
> Not at all. It's something that can be recreated, possibly taking a
> lot of resources, not something unneeded.
Yes, that's exactly what I meant. Therefore, desktop icons and window size
and other settings indirectly changed by the user do NOT belong there.
David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Qt Software @ Nokia to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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