[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
[Emacs-diffs] master a4144af 1/2: Prefer ~/.config/emacs to ~/.emacs.d i
[Emacs-diffs] master a4144af 1/2: Prefer ~/.config/emacs to ~/.emacs.d if neither exists
Mon, 2 Sep 2019 12:03:45 -0700
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20100101 Thunderbird/60.8.0
Eli Zaretskii wrote:
We cannot assume the user prefers the XDG conventions
We also cannot assume that a new user prefers the traditional conventions. On
the GNU/Linux platform that I'm typing this message on, XDG conventions are
commonly used by applications and are friendlier to new users.
That being said, you and Stefan both voiced objections, so I slaved away on a
hot stove and wrote the attached proposed patch, which I hope addresses them.
This area has been quite a mess for some time, and it's not much fun to work on
it - no wonder nobody else volunteered! If it's any consolation, the attached
patch does shrink the number of lines in the source, ever so slightly.
Description: Text Data