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Re: intent to package TETware and VSX-PCTS from TOG

At 01:55 +0000 1999-01-12, Jules Bean wrote:
On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Jean Pierre LeJacq wrote:
Why not /opt?  Its established practice in UNIX and is part of the FHS
standard.  All the other suggestions would not follow FHS.

Because /opt is to be left clear for third-party packages, not used by the
OS packagers (us!).

The word "third-party" does not appear in the FHS WRT /opt, it simply says "add-on packages".
Joel Klecker (aka Espy)                     <URL:http://web.espy.org/>
<URL:mailto:jk@espy.org>                  <URL:mailto:espy@debian.org>
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