[Spambayes] Details in headers

Piers Haken piersh at friskit.com
Tue Jan 28 13:18:41 EST 2003

The recommended way to get this path is to call:

SHGetSpecialFolderPath (,,CSIDL_APPDATA,FALSE);

Remember, the user may not have write access to the spambayes
installation directory.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Meyer, Tony [mailto:T.A.Meyer at massey.ac.nz] 
> Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 12:22 PM
> To: spambayes at python.org
> Subject: RE: [Spambayes] Details in headers
> > For those in the windows crowd, please tell me a sensible
> > place to look
> > for a .ini file
> This was asked before I think, so I guess it needs an answer :)
> Based on a search through my system, the overwhelming vote 
> from developers seems to be in the directory of the 
> application itself (so spambayes/).  The leading second 
> choise is in "[main drive]:\Documents and 
> Settings\[username]\Application Data\[Application Name]\".
> I suspect the second one, although less common, is more 
> correct.  Perhaps that's just they way I'm leaning ;).
> This is from a Win2k system; IIRC NT and XP have the same 
> sort of structure, but Win9* would not.
> =Tony Meyer
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