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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • … that this was called “putting your home directory in version control.”

    But hey, reinventing version control in every app that needs to be configurable is a fine solution too. Don’t mind me, I’m just a cranky oldster, and now I have to go back to shooing kids off my lawn. :-)

    • Have you ever tried doing that across multiple different operating systems?

      • I have in fact carried my Vim configuration back and forth to Windows and MacOS X machines (whereas my native environment is Linux). I didn’t use version control at the time, but that wouldn’t make a fundamental difference in feasibility.

        • You didn't do it with version control... which was my entire point.

          Of course you can move one file here and there.