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Re: [kde] setting an /opt precedent

Ian Eure wrote:
> You make an interesting point - the FHS very clearly states: "Distributions 
> may install software in /opt..." It also calls the restrictions placed on 
> distributions using /opt "minor."

The operative word is not the word everyone has been arguing over
("ad-on"), but the word "may". It's our choice, and we have historically
chosen not to use /opt, and we clearly still have a consensus not to use

It's a pity that Eray seems to be unable to recognize this consensus,
since ignoring consensus is a good way to get yourself ignored, in

> I suppose the closest thing Debian has to add-on software would be packages 
> with priority optional or extra.

It would probaby be software in non-free.

see shy jo

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