Re: GNUstep directory, why?

David Mihm (davemann@ionet.net)
Thu, 18 Feb 1999 23:28:57 -0600 (CST)


On Thu, 18 Feb 1999, Albert Schueller wrote:

! Being the anal retentive individual that I am, I don't like being able to
! see my config files etc during ordinary file listings.  The GNUstep tree
! sitting there in my home director offends my sensibilities, so the first
! thing I do when a new version of afterstep comes out is compile it so that
! by default the config files are in ~/.GNUstep.
! 
! I'm totally satisfied and this note isn't really a complaint, but why does
! afterstep have this major directory tree thing for its configuration?  Is
! it in preparation for some hypothetical future common desktop standard
! or something?  If so, am I going to run into trouble if (when) other apps
! start using this config tree?  Can somebody shed some light on this?
! Thanks

	It's not AfterStep, and it's not Window Mkaer ... it's GNUstep.
For a possible ray of light --> www.gnustep.org .


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