[PD] ~/pd or ~/.pd for user's externals directory
fbar at footils.org
Mon Jun 16 15:58:28 CEST 2008
Martin Peach hat gesagt: // Martin Peach wrote:
> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> > With this release of Pd-extended, all platforms have default
> > locations for user-installed externals, helpfiles, etc. I just had a
> > thought, perhaps ~/.pd would be a better directory than ~/pd. Any
> > thoughts on that?
> Is there an advantage to making it invisible on top of being so well
> hidden that pd itself can't find it most of the time :?(
Dotfiles on unix generally are used for configuration only, not for
documents. E.g. a mail software like Mutt has its config files in
~/.mutt/ but mails in ~/Mail/ or so. Same for ~/.openoffice etc.
So offering a ~/.pd for documents doesn't make much sense.
Frank Barknecht _ ______footils.org__
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