[TUHS] A question about ls(1)

Bakul Shah bakul at bitblocks.com
Mon Apr 29 06:00:27 AEST 2019

On Apr 28, 2019, at 12:45 PM, Jon Forrest <nobozo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/28/2019 9:54 AM, Norman Wilson wrote:
>> Bakul Shah:
>>   This could've been avoided if there was a convention about
>>   where to store per user per app settings & possibly state. On
>>   one of my Unix machines I have over 200 dotfiles.
> One of the things I think Windows did right was to have one
> place where all configuration information is kept. Sure,
> you can argue about the implementation details, but Windows
> doesn't have configuration files all over the place.

<Rant due to Windows PTSD elided>

IMHO separate files are fine but it would've been nice to
a) have a place other than $HOME to store these files and
b) a standardized plain text format

May still be worth doing.

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