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Re: GNOME universe

On Mon, Mar 15, 1999 at 04:37:00AM -0800, Jonathan Walther wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Mar 1999, Stephen Crowley wrote:
> > > little universe, why not create a /usr/gnome/ (or /usr/GNOME/)
> > > hierarchy?  This seems to be so much more cleaner and we won't have
> > > annoyances like /etc/paper.config or /usr/bin/panel.  I guess if
> > > really needed, symlinks to the binaries could be created in
> > > /usr/X11R6/bin/.
> > 
> > You should be kicked in the head for even suggesting such a thing. That is
> > totally out out of the question.
> Yes, /opt/gnome is the obvious solution.  Why are we so resistant to the use
> of /opt?  KDE plays nice and puts their stuff in /opt for us... I wish every
> third party software would follow suit.

If we ship KDE, it wouldn't be third party software. /opt is not for vendor
use! We are the vendor here.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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