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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master a4144af 1/2: Prefer ~/.config/emacs to ~/.emacs

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master a4144af 1/2: Prefer ~/.config/emacs to ~/.emacs.d if neither exists
Date: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 16:56:33 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 09:05:09 -0400
> Basically the argument is "if the user consciously chose to use the
> weird XDG setup, then let's obey those wishes".

That's exactly my view on this issue.  We cannot assume the user
prefers the XDG conventions without at least some indication to that
effect, not after using .emacs.d for so many years.  It would violate
the principle of the least astonishment.

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