Re: [Evolution] evolution is not reliable

On Mon, 2012-03-19 at 10:00 -0500, Dan Saint-Andre wrote:
As it is, things keep changing so rapidly that it is nearly
impossible to stay aware of what the conventions are. 
$HOME/dot-something  files  and $HOME/dot-something.d folders were
fine for decades as the convention for where "applications" kept their
details. Now it seems that the details are being made subordinate to
the desktop environment according to some awful logic.

Actually it's all spelled out by a cross-desktop standard:

The advantage being the base directories are relocatable by way of
environment variables, and disposable cache data versus configuration
files versus valuable user data stays cleanly separated.

Matthew Barnes

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]