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Re: /opt/ again (was Re: FreeBSD-like approach for Debian? [was: ...])

On Tue, Sep 14, 1999 at 01:49:41PM -0700, Steve Lamb wrote:
>     So why /opt and not /usr/opt with the possibility of /usr/local/opt?

Because unlike opt and local, there really isn't a difference between
/opt and /usr/opt -- except that one's a standard. Why not replace /home
with /users or make clocks run counterclockwise or redefine the meter?
Same reason -- we need a standard, arbitrary or not.

Mike Stone

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