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Re: Dotfiles

On Tue, 02 Jul 2013 19:02:08 -0400, shawn wilson wrote:

> Y'all are really taking all of the fun out of this.
> Here's the point - this is an exercise. There is no good reason to do
> this. What, you've got a 10 meg disk that is at 95%? Well, if you pay
> shipping, I've got a extra 40 meg that I use as a book end that I'll
> send you.

It's not physical space that's the problem -- it's namespace pollution.

> Keep the files or delete them, but you've got no good reason for
> worrying about them - do you clear your browser's history (cache, etc)
> because the store has too many files?

The browsers maintain their own cache policy.  And nowadays they put them 
in ~/.cache, which is reasonably out of the way.

-- hendrik

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