Re: [dev] Re: XDG directories

From: Uriel <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 16:21:48 +0200

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 4:09 PM, David Engster <> wrote:
> The problem is that data is even more spread than it was before, and
> often cannot be tracked anymore to the application which generated
> it. So if you're worried about applications littering your $HOME with
> dotfiles, you now have a littered .local/share and often do not even
> know if you can delete that stuff.

I completely agree.

It seems that they have taken what used to be a minor annoyance, and
converted it into an incomprehensible kafkian nightmare that will
haunt us for decades to come.

Even if you really hate our lusers, implementing this 'standard' is a
punishment that not even they deserve.

Received on Fri Jun 11 2010 - 14:21:48 UTC

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