Recommendation for $HOME

Lennon Cook maguswizardo at
Sat Dec 23 13:34:46 EET 2006

John Meacham <john at> wrote:
> Is '.foo' a configuration file for foo or a cache of some sort that
> will be autoregenerated? ~/var/foo and ~/etc/foo make such
> distinctions obvious.
So do ~/.cache/[domain]/foo and ~/.config/[domain]/foo (or, rather,
$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/[domain]/foo and $XDG_CACHE_HOME/[domain]/foo). 

Lennon Victor Cook
"He who receives an idea from me receives without lessening, as he who
lights his candle at mine receives light without darkening" -- Thomas
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