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Re: Standardizing ~/.cache/ and similar things.

On Sun, Sep 18, 2005 at 08:21:21PM -0500, John Hasler wrote:
> Faré wrote:
> > PROPOSAL 3: ~/.run/ ~/.lib/ ~/.share, etc.
> > Programs that insist to install stuff in the user's directory (such as
> > openoffice, gimp, etc.), or that have runtime files (such as emacs'
> > .saves-*) should put this stuff in a proper hierarchy that mirrors the
> > categories of the FHS, only on a per-user basis. This will help
> > administration of per-user installed stuff in the same way that the
> > FHS helps with machine-global installed stuff.

> I like this idea.

I don't.  I don't think it has any business in policy when there are *no*
packages doing this today.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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