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~/.xemacs/ or ~/xemacs/? (Was: Re: [XEmacs] New Maintainer, soonish.)

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 Let's move this thread over to `debian-emacsen' please.

>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> writes:

    Michael> [1 <text/plain; us-ascii (quoted-printable)>] On Fri, Jun
    Michael> 25, 1999 at 06:47:45PM -0700, Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
    >> - I changed the startups so that the init file is no longer
    >>   called
    >> "~/.emacs", it's in "~/.xemacs/init.el".  The options saved by
    >> the Options menus won't go into "~/.emacs" either, they'll go
    >> into "~/.xemacs/.options.el".  It will create the "~/.xemacs/"
    >> directory

 I'm doing this so it will be possible to install both GNU Emacs and
 XEmacs on the same machine, without user config file clash hassles.
 This way, nobody has to write conditionals into ~/.emacs to make it
 work with both XEmacs and GNU Emacs.

    Michael> If it's in a "hidden" directory, is there a point in
    Michael> hiding the file?  (ISTMT ~/.xemacs/options.el would be
    Michael> more noticable.)

 Should it be "~/.xemacs/", or "~/xemacs/"?  What's the consensus?


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