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Re: GNUstep directory layout


From: Dennis Leeuw
Subject: Re: GNUstep directory layout
Date: Sat, 07 Sep 2002 11:00:28 +0200

Jim Balhoff wrote:

> On Friday, September 6, 2002, at 06:18  PM, Dennis Leeuw wrote:
>
> > Adam Fedor wrote:
> >
> >> Dennis Leeuw wrote:
> >>> * I don't understand the Specific directory, what should go in there?
> >>
> >> That was a comment from Stefan Urbanek. GNUMail, for instance, stores
> >> application specific files in .../Library/GNUMail
> >>
> >> If you had a lot of applications that did that, pretty soon your
> >> Library
> >> directory would but full of these.
> >
> > That also goes for the Specific directory..., you don't solve it with a
> > seperate directory.
> > But if you want to keep it, a name change would make it more clear,
> > something like ApplicationsLibrary would make it more clear.
>
> On MacOS X, ~/Library/Application Support/ is used for this.  It keeps
> the Library directory from getting confusingly full.

Change that to ApplicationSupport to keep it consistent with the other
naming conventions and I am happy.


>
>
> - Jim
>
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