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Re: config files on Windows

From: Alan Langford <jal_at_ambitonline.com>
Date: 2002-03-27 04:35:51 CET

At 2002/03/26 18:03 -0600, Karl Fogel wrote:
>Branko Œibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
> > Nope, this isn't java. The Windows convention is
> > ...\Software\<vendor>\<product>.
>
>Actually, Mike Pilato and I were both thinking that
>
> ...\Software\Subversion
>
>is a lot simpler. As we looked at other stuff in the Software\
>directory, this seemed to be the convention (and when there was a
>vendor, the vendor's name indicated something about the software,
>unlike "Tigris.org").
>
>Any objections to this change?
>
>-K

The only problem I can see is getting rolled on by an elephant. For
example, Electronic Arts introduces it's new role-playing submarine game,
"Subversion" and fails to follow ...Software\<vendor>\<product> ...*whump*

Microshaft follows Branko's suggestion, it's probably a good idea to
whistle their tune.

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