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Re: where do NEW packages go?

On Sat, May 18, 2002 at 11:12:29PM +0200, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:

> > I assume that you're suggesting here that standardizing on the LSB would
> > be a logical next step for Linux supporters to take after the FHS.
> > That's not the case.  The FHS is useful to Debian because having *some*
> > standard describing the system layout is necessary to ensure that we
> > produce an internally-consistent system that's easy for both users and
> > other developers to work with; and all other things being equal, using
> > a common standard is better than developing our own because it lets us
> > leverage greater mindshare.

> It's useful to have such a standard, that's why it's specified in the
> GNU Coding Standard. I don't think the FHS is a good standard
> however.

A predictable troll of a response.  If you haven't figured out by now
why your efforts to reduce all discussions to a "GNU vs. the
unenlightened" debate have been met with scorn, then I for one will not
miss you when you go.


Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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