[Python-ideas] A standard location for Python configuration files.
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Oct 22 18:36:24 CEST 2009
Tarek Ziadé writes:
> I can understand the concerns about ~/.python but I find ~/.python.d/
> rather cryptic.
True, but it's an existing convention quite widely used. Mac OS X
itself has at least nine. That increases by more than an order of
magnitude on my system if I don't filter "/opt/local" (MacPorts). I'm
not even going to bother trying to count on Gentoo Linux.
> What about a more explicit name like ~/.pythonconfig then ?
-0.5 vs /.python.d.
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