Comment 4 for bug 1168847

On 15 April 2013 03:26, Adam Dingle <email address hidden> wrote:
> There's been a broad push in the GNOME world for all
> applications to use XDG directories, and I think Synaptic should be no
> exception.

Note that synaptic is not a part of the GNOME project. It does make
sense to apply the basedir spec. to synaptic, however this is due to
merits of the specification itself, not whether GNOME is pushing for
it.