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Re: Contacts and Calendars Standard



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On Monday 14 July 2003 21:50, Navindra Umanee wrote:
> Daniel Farrell <daniel farrells org> wrote:
> > ~/.contacts/CategoryName.vcf
> > ~/.calendars/CalendarName.ics
> > ~/.mail/MailboxName.mbox
> >
> > Questions?  Comments?  Snide remarks?
>
> If you're going to standardise it anyway, no need to create a new
> directory hierarchy for each and every application.
>
> I think FreeDesktop has already specified a hierarchy under
> ~/.freedesktop/ which includes space for application and config data
> (and if it doesn't, it probably should).

http://www.freedesktop.org/standards/basedir-spec/0.5-onehtml/

Which would make the locations
$XDG_DATA_HOME/contacts/CategoryName.vcf
and
$XDG_DATA_HOME/calendars/CalendarName.ics

With $XDG_DATA_HOME defaulting to ~/.local/share/

Cheers,
Waldo
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