[Rubygems-developers] RubyGems 1.3.0 Upcoming
hongli at phusion.nl
Wed Sep 17 16:55:49 EDT 2008
Eric Hodel wrote:
> No. It is not cross-platform.
Could you elaborate on this? As far as I know, there is no true
cross-platform standard on where to install user-specific files.
Installing to ~/.local as per the XDG standard doesn't violate any
existing standards, but does follow the standards which many Unix
desktop software is already following. Installing to ~/.local doesn't
Besides, installing to ~/.local makes the user's home folder less messy.
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