2010/8/11 Marko Lindqvist wrote:
> On 10 August 2010 20:46, Egor Vyscrebentsov wrote:
>> Good day!
>>
>> Are there any thoughts on to support or not to support XDG Base
>> Directory Specification[1]?
>
>  I agree with the idea that one program (Freeciv is considered one
> program even though it has technically separate server and client
> executables) stuffing several files directly to user home directory is
> not nice behavior.
>
>  I have been thinking moving all the generated files under ~/.freeciv/
> hierarchy. Compared to XDGBDS it would have benefit of removal of all
> freeciv related files with single 'rm -Rf ~/.freeciv' command. That's
> not to say that I'm against XDGBDS. Could you sell XDGBDS to me, to
> list some pros (and maybe cons too)?

Main (possibly ony) argument: there is more than one program with its
own settings/whatever directory:

$ find $HOME -maxdepth 1 -name '.*' -type d | wc -l
132

Too many to me.

PS. Yes, `rm -rf ~/{.config,.local/share}/freeciv` is longer than your
command :)

-- 
Thanks, evyscr

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