volatile config data and XDG Base Directory spec

Richard Hartmann richih.mailinglist at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 08:47:33 PST 2014

On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 2:48 PM, Jerome Leclanche <adys.wh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Being able to tell them "go
> ahead and just move it to ~/.config" is a lot easier.

JFTR, ITYM ~/.config/$0/ .

> It was in ~/.Trash at some point, wasn't it? In hindsight, it was just
> fine there and it probably shouldn't have been moved, but it's not
> really problematic in ~/.local/share either.

I strongly disagree with upper case letters in mandated file or directory names.

The general clutter of dotdirs could have been reduced by using
~/.xdg/config/$0/ etc by default, but that ship has sailed, as well.


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