Convention Over Configuration: A Way Forward?

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Wed Jan 18 02:04:44 PST 2012

Le Lun 9 janvier 2012 13:53, Kevin Krammer a écrit :
> Right, I didn't consider that they already have to read an environment
> variable.
> But maybe they consider $HOME to be always set or only explicitly unset, i.e.
> always just do
> config_path = getenv( "HOME" ) + config_name

They don't have to read an env variable for $HOME they can just use ~.

Nicolas Mailhot

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