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Re: Default emacs init file location confusion

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: Default emacs init file location confusion
Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 19:12:42 +0100

>>>>> On Wed, 08 Jan 2020 20:07:24 +0200, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> said:

    >> It is, but 'use this new thing only if you create it' is pretty
    >> unsurprising as well, weʼre not going to stop using .emacs.d and force
    >> people to use ~/.config/emacs.

    Eli> Sorry, I'm unconvinced.

    Eli> Let me put it this way: why should we prefer XDG just because the
    Eli> directory exists, but not prefer ~/.emacs.d when that one exists?

Because the XDG one will only exist if the user is opting-in to using

Anyway, I guess I canʼt convince you. We'll just have to be very clear
in the NEWS entry.


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