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Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?

On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 12:49:32PM +0100, Emile van Bergen wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 10:21:33PM +1100, Glenn McGrath wrote:
> > /run is more obvious than /mem to me as its intended use is similar to
> > /var/run which is clearly defined.
> That's true, but /mem can be just as clearly defined, as shown earlier.

I'd prefer to name things based on their intended purpose than on their
intended implementation. The former allows you more flexibility when you
come up with a better implementation later, or when it turns out that
your intended implementation isn't possible due to local constraints.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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