~/.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 <firstname.lastname@example.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
>> "~/.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/"
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?