Re: Structure in $HOME

On Fri, 2003-01-17 at 05:26, Rui Miguel Seabra wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 04:22:39PM +0000, Sander Vesik wrote:
> > Well, there is no essential difference a 'nonsense name' and a 'unlocalised 
> > english name' if you don't speak English. But /usr, /bin, /etc and similar
> > directories are probbaly not something a normal users should even have to know 
> > about and so it doesn't really matter what they are called.
> Not normal, please, I'm a perfectly normal user[1].
> Those users who should never have to care about that are the _begginers_
> or very basic users.
> As you get to know your system, the power of the shell and the thousands
> of commands with one for almost anything you need, you inevitably have
> to know (and care) about /usr, /dev, etc...
> For the sanity of basic users, they should be masked from this but
> this thread is starting to sound a little strange[2]... let's change the
> whole LSB, while we're about it ;)

Well if your in to vaporware LinuxSTep is attempting this by creating a
linux based OS that completely ignores, among other things, the
established unix file system hierarcy.


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