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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 17:21:57 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)

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

>>>>> On Mon, 13 Jan 2020 16:59:58 +0000, Colin Baxter <address@hidden> said:
>>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
    >>>> From: Colin Baxter <address@hidden> Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020
    >>>> 15:58:03 +0000 Cc: , Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, Paul Eggert
    >>>> <address@hidden>, address@hidden
    >>>> I was thinking more along the lines of few words on why it's
    >>>> necessary now for emacs to adopt the convention - it is after
    >>>> all only a convention.

    >>> The reason is "by popular demand".  If this is what you wanted
    >>> us to say that in NEWS, I'm okay with saying it.

    Colin> I thought it had something to do with *.desktop files. I
    Colin> don't use them so I don't know.

    > *.desktop files are for telling your desktop environment how you
    > want certain applications launched (I think. I use the cli to
    > launch applications). Iʼll see how I can phrase 'by popular
    > demand' and 'for config files'.

Thank you.

Best wishes.

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