[ditz-talk] Some work on ditz

Ohad Lutzky ohad at lutzky.net
Wed Jul 30 17:13:16 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 12:10 AM, Thomas Nichols
<nichols7 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> William Morgan wrote on 2008/07/30 21:09:
>> Does anyone make use of the --plugins-file option? I could make it an
>> environment variable instead.
> I don't use Debian, but FWIW I understand they discourage use of environment
> variables:
> http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-opersys.html#s9.9
> "A program must not depend on environment variables to get reasonable
> defaults..."

To get reasonable *defaults* is the point there. The program should
work well if they are not set (and ditz does, defaulting to
.ditz-plugins in the project directory). So we actually comply with
that :)

> (But I don't use --plugins-file, and using env vars is no problem at all for
> me :-) )
> -- Thomas.
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