[darcs-users] Re: .darcs is portable
me at worldmaker.net
Thu Mar 31 06:08:57 UTC 2005
> 2. When I introduce people to darcs, they sometimes ask me what the _darcs
> dir is for. If it were named ".darcs", like the equivalent directory in
> subversion is named, then they wouldn't get distracted by it, since humans
> ignore dotfiles in such cases.
Well, it depends on who you are introducing; dotnames do nothing for a
Windows user (hidden is an attribute rather than a naming kludge, which
IMO is the smarter way to do it anyway). "_darcs" and ".darcs" are
equal on Windows as far as distraction.
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