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Re: [BOOK PATCH] Adding missing tag around Application Data

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-02-16 16:49:02 CET

Brass Tilde wrote:
>>Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>>
>>>On Feb 16, 2005, at 2:53 AM, Grzegorz Adam Hankiewicz wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>* doc/book/book/ch07.xml: Added missing tag around Application Data.
>>>><book.diff>
>>>
>>>
>>>Thanks, Grzegorz...
>>>
>>>Is "Application Data" really a path in this paragraph? I think it's
>>>being used more generically... it's talking about a general area on the
>>>system defined by the windows registry. Maybe a win32 expert can speak
>
> up.
>
>>Open explorer and type %APPDATA% in the address bar. It will take you
>>straight to your Application Data folder stored in your profile. :-)
>
>
> The paragraph being referenced is one which refers to a system wide, common,
> Application Data, not the user's "Application Data" directory itself which
> appears in the "\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\" directory
> and is referenced using the APPDATA environment variable. If there is an
> application data area common to all users, it's not in the "\Documents and
> Settings\All Users" tree, or not named "Application Data".

Right. I should've read the entire paragraph. /me crawls back in hole.

-John

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