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the default /etc/skel

Juergen Doser wrote:
> Wouldn't this be a solution: Every program that needs an
> user-crontab-entry puts this in '~/.cron.d/<programname>' and calls
> the script 'update-cron' (which basically adds all entries in
> '~/.cron.d/' to the user crontab in /var/spool/cron/crontab).

Hmmm, is it too much to impose ~/{etc,var,whatever} on users?
... or the use of them on developers?

or has it just proven over time to be better to dump everything 
into the users $HOME.

- Bruce

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