Re: A few thoughts on $HOME structure....

Please kill me.

On Thu, 2003-01-16 at 21:20, Phillip Compton wrote:
> Hi everyone, this is my first post to this list. I just wanted to share 
> some thought of mine based on the $HOME thread. (sorry for the delay)
> I really like the idea of better consolidating the content of the Home 
> directory, but I'm not to fond of the ideas put forward so far. 
> Personally, I think the folders should be "."-prefixed and should 
> semi-model the structure of a typical linux file system.
> All configuration info should be in
> ~/.etc
> Apps that need to have a cache or a log should use
> ~/.var/cache
> and
> ~/.var/logs
> respectively
> General app data, especially that which should be shared, should be put into
> ~/.usr/shared
> or simply
> ~/.shared
> I personally think this structure would make it very easy to manipulate 
> settings and back up data while keeping things very clean and 
> unobtrusive (as well as intuitive to most *nix users).
> Phil
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