Resource lookup functions for libxfce4util

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Fri Mar 12 23:23:59 CET 2004

purslow at wrote:
> as one of those mere users, may i look disturbed ?
> i don't like the whole system of dot file/dirs in UNIX, but we're stuck w it
> & it seems commonplace for other pgms to create  .kde3.2  .xcdroast  etc.
> there is now a  ~/.config , wh seems to have been created by KDE 3.2.0 ,
> but almost nothing in it.  as for  $XDG_{DATA,CONFIG}_HOME 
> -- wh i've never seen before & how many users wd recognise it ? -- ,
> 'echo $XDG_DATA_HOME' & 'echo $XDG_CONFIG_HOME' come up empty.
> perhaps this is part of the new desktop stds, wh XFCE rightly adheres to,
> but it wb nice to have a brief explan'n before too much changes.


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