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Re: Default emacs init file location confusion

From: Colin Baxter
Subject: Re: Default emacs init file location confusion
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 15:27:26 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> Robert Pluim <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>> On Mon, 13 Jan 2020 08:53:47 +0100, Robert Pluim <address@hidden> said:
    Robert> This requires an etc/NEWS update as well.

    > Comments definitely welcome. Any hint of possible ambiguity is to
    > be ruthlessly eliminated.

    > +++ ** Emacs can now use the XDG convention for init files.  For
    > example, it can look for init.el in "~/.config/emacs/init.el", and
    > similarly for other init files.

For those emacs users who are not computer science graduates, could
something be included in NEWS, say a URL link, to explain *briefly* this
XDG convention?

Best wishes,

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