Re: Resolutions to comments on LSB-FHS-TS_SPEC_V1.0
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Ben Collins)
- Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, fhs-discuss@UCSD.Edu, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
- Subject: Re: Resolutions to comments on LSB-FHS-TS_SPEC_V1.0
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Alan Cox)
- Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 13:27:13 +0000 (GMT)
- Message-id: <m1058WR-0007U1C@the-village.bc.nu>
- In-reply-to: <19990126071920.B12453@visi.net> from "Ben Collins" at Jan 26, 99 07:19:20 am
> I'll give you one solid reason, uniformity across unix platforms is a
> must have if unix, especially free unices, are going to succesfully
If we are in marketing mode let me point out we are not Unix in the first
place and that C:\> is the standard
> I don't see a connection between /var/spool/mail or /var/mail and
> home directories or priviliedges. IOW, how does one lend itself better
> to the task at hand?
Modern mail systems dont use a mail spool in general. Or when they do they
use a format different to "tradition"
> well as far as the system is concerned. What we need to decide is, do
> we want to go with the standard, or make a new standard simply because
> we don't want to change?
Is the purpose of the FHS to make Linux run after and blindly copy things
from Unix platforms or to provide a best Linux platform ?