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Re: master f8fed41 2/3: image-dired: Improve XDG compliance

From: Philip Kaludercic
Subject: Re: master f8fed41 2/3: image-dired: Improve XDG compliance
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 16:47:12 +0000

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

>> From: Philip Kaludercic <philipk@posteo.net>
>> Cc: stefan@marxist.se,  emacs-devel@gnu.org
>> Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 17:52:56 +0000
>> If anything, I think XDG is becoming more and more popular since 2003,
>> and I wouldn't know of any other serious contender to replace XDG.
> Yes, XDG is the current fashion.  As were the ones before it.

What time frames are we talking about? Fashion can be anything that
remains popular for only a few months up until something that dominates
the scene for years or decades. XDG appears to lean towards the latter.

>> Generally I'd agree that it would be better to provide better support
>> for the problem XDG solves, without having to use XDG directly for
>> cross-platform compliance, but XDG is certainly preferable to
>> hard-coding directories as is still done in Emacs.
> I wasn't suggesting we hard-code directories, I suggested something
> quite different.

I understood that, my point was that using XDG is preferable to that,
and anything that abstracts over XDG might be even better.

        Philip Kaludercic

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