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Re: Document folder and document root - difference
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 7:02 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 2009/1/26 Pablo Angulo <pablo.angulo@xxxxxx>:
> > Hello, Dotan:
> > I'd like to disagree, but not too much:
> > Dotan Cohen wrote:
> >> ...what other application can read the wiki-style code anyway...
> > Well, I like about zim that it's just text files I can hack using very
> > simple string manipulation in python, and edit with any editor just in
> > Another example: zim doesn't have the "replace in all open files"
> > capabilities of a text editor like geany, and I've used geany to do the
> > job for zim (nothing important, just to clean my own mess).
> >> there is no need for it to be anywhere other than a hidden .zim
> > on the other hand, I can also mess with the files if they are in the
> > .zim folder.
> Exactly, you as a power user can play with the dotfiles just as if
> they were not hidden. My mother in law, however, can't seem to keep
> herself from poking around (and fidling with, by accident she says)
> all the non-hidden folders in her home directory. If it's not meant to
> be manipulated with a file manager, let it be hidden!
> Dotan Cohen
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Some people, like myself, like to organise our data, documents etc. by topic
in folders. It makes it easier to what is relevant to a particular topic and
also to move them about.
Hiding the wiki files within the application prevents this and is something
to be avoided unless there is a very good reason.
Technical consultant for The European Library