Re: [dev] flo - a command line program for organizing events, to-dos, and deadlines

From: anonymous <>
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2010 19:44:36 +0400

If you use $XDG_CONFIG_HOME, don't use dot in the name of config file.
Look into your $XDG_CONFIG_HOME for examples.

Looks like you have removed support for XDG_CONFIG_HOME. I don't like
dotfiles and my XDG_CONFIG_HOME is set to $HOME/lib (and
XDG_CACHE_HOME is set to $HOME/var). Directory names are taken from
Plan 9. For example, news(1) from plan9port use $HOME/lib/newstime.
It would be nice if instead of using .flo your program would use
something like $HOME/lib/calendar.

Adding XDG_CONFIG_HOME support is not neccessary: you can just always
save into $HOME/lib even if XDG_CONFIG_HOME is set to $HOME/.config.
I think it is a good solution that let you get rid of dotfiles and
don't require adding support for complex standard.

I have used when[1] for some time, it is useful, but inside it is a
long file with Perl code. Maybe you can get some ideas from it. For
example, to simplify code, you can remove editing from flo and let
user edit items file by hand.

Received on Sun Aug 15 2010 - 17:44:36 CEST

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