Re: User settings
Emanuel Dejanu wrote:
> For evolution we some times must break traditions.
> I agree that this is not a must but will be nice if
> LinuxBase will consider such a recomandation. I know
> that this will not happen over the night but can be.
The LSB is a place to codify existing practice, in the
most part. If you want to encourage a switch to .settings,
you'll have to lobby elsewhere. (Maybe start with the
kde and gnome people, as they're interested in how large
suites of programs store config info.)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: venom@DarkStar.sns.it [mailto:venom@DarkStar.sns.it]
> Sent: 26 martie 2002 11:41
> To: Emanuel Dejanu
> Subject: Re: User settings
> This is the Unix tradition, you have to live with that
> On Tue, 26 Mar 2002, Emanuel Dejanu wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 11:30:53 +0200
> > From: Emanuel Dejanu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: User settings
> > Resent-Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 10:35:57 +0100
> > Resent-From: email@example.com
> > Hi,
> > I have problems with how Linux keep program settings.
> > If you use many programs then your home is full with
> > lots of files and directories that you do not use,
> > directly and then your home is a mess. What you think
> > that instead of using $HOME/ to keep program settings
> > to use $HOME/.settings/ directory ?
> > Best regards,
> > Emanuel Dejanu
> > P.S. I know that hey are hidden but I like to see all
> > hidden files, but not the settings (configuration) files
> > from my home.
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