Re: $HOME/.dotfiles and FHS 2.3 (was: Comparing FHS 2.3 and 2.1)
On Fri, Oct 29, 2004 at 04:53:29PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> "Marcelo E. Magallon" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > * bash reads and writes a number of files in ~/ (.bash_profile,
> > .bashrc, .bash_history)
> > * there are several directories related to GNOME (at least ~/.gnome2
> > and ~/.gnome2_private)
> > * vim has ~/.vimrc, ~/.viminfo (configure IIRC), ~/.vim/
> They should probably use their own directory in the future. I think this
> would really be a good idea.
It would have been a good idea when these programs were being written.
It doesn't seem at all worthwhile to endure a transition of existing
software for the marginal aesthetic benefits.