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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] home_directory_path
From: John B. Turpish (jbturp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-21 16:52:40

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 6:44 PM, Chad Nelson
<chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:45:55 -0400
> "Stewart, Robert" <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> wholeheartedly with your position. But the majority of Linux users are
> still power users, at the very least. If they save something in their
> home directory, it's because they explicitly want it there.

This isn't meant as a disagreement, since you do use "majority".
However, not all Linux users are power users. My wife uses Linux, and
I doubt she could tell you the path to her $HOME much less what it's
supposed to be for. I have a friend who is a complete idiot, and he
uses Linux.

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