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Re: Don't concat directories to file names

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Don't concat directories to file names
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 13:53:16 +0900

Miles Bader writes:

 > If the xemacs people also use the directory for more than init files,
 > they could even make the same change to their system
 > ... variable-aliases are quite nice for backward compability!

Please don't.  For XEmacs, this variable is well-enough named that
there have been no questions and no complaints for about ten years.  I
see no reason why it will not serve Emacs equally well for the next
ten, even though it is perhaps suboptimal if there were no history.

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