Things like that is one reason why I've not gotten around to changing XDG configs for myself.
My desktop and terminal configs are a parlimentary mess. (I'd say "royal mess", but I don't hold with monarchies.)
@joeyh Although admittedly I did fix that for Obnam.
@joeyh This is the kind of thing I wish "command line frameworks" did right. I don't care about coloured --help output, fancy tab completion support, or such.