Re: ~/.xemacs/ or ~/xemacs/? (Was: Re: [XEmacs] New Maintainer, soonish.)
>>>>> On 28 Jun 1999 20:09:31 -0700, email@example.com (Karl M. Hegbloom) said:
Karl> [ Bcc: xemacs-beta mailing list ]
Karl> 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
>>> 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
Karl> I'm doing this so it will be possible to install both GNU
Karl> Emacs and XEmacs on the same machine, without user config file
Karl> clash hassles. This way, nobody has to write conditionals
Karl> 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 hiding
Michael> the file? (ISTMT ~/.xemacs/options.el would be more
Karl> Should it be "~/.xemacs/", or "~/xemacs/"? What's the
.xemacs (I prefer my home directory to be fairly clean and become
annoyed at programs that decide they can put a visible directory/file
I agree though that .xemacs/options.el make more sense than
.xemacs/.options.el (no reason to hide a file already in a hidden
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