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Re: Cleaning up and structuring user-emacs-directory

From: tomas
Subject: Re: Cleaning up and structuring user-emacs-directory
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 18:14:27 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 03:42:25PM +0100, David De La Harpe Golden wrote:
> On 19/08/2020 09:28, tomas@tuxteam.de wrote:
> >I've now read the freedesktop thing. If you ask me: please make that
> >optional.
> indeed, existing emacs fd.o support in various contexts is generally
> optional.


> However, at time of writing a user using the existing emacs xdg
> ~/.config/emacs/ dir  support will AFAICS actually find various
> arguably "data" and "cache" files also plonked into the "config"
> directory ~/.config/emacs/ dir by emacs, as it's basically treated
> as an alternatively spelled ~/.emacs.d/
> That may be consided at least vaguely suspect [...]

Absolutely agreed. From my POV, I think even Emacs oldtimers
wouldn't object to see data and cache in separate locations
(possibly all under ~/.emacs.d). But let other oldtimers chime

 - t

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