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Re: common, FHS-compliant, default document root for the various web servers

On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 10:15:00AM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 06:53:32PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > > Something short, generic and distro-neutral like /app/ would be my
> > > personal preference if I were developing a standard for my servers.
> > > Unfortunately, going that direction as also increases the chances of
> > > remapping a path the admin was already using...
> > 
> >         /vendor-apps/ ?
> I find it ugly (de gustibus), but that's not really an argument;
> moreover your suggestion perfectly embodies the proper meaning of that
> URL prefix.
> To try making it a bit less ugly (and hard to type due to the moving
> nature of "-" as others have pointed out), I just try to mediate with
> "/vendor/".

FWIW, I'm fine with /vendor.

> Given that such a prefix would actually be non Debian-specific, if we
> settle with it I believe it would be a good idea to try pushing it
> outside our borders, for instance proposing it on the
> distributions@freedesktop list.

Just sent it to freestandards-fhs-discuss@lists.sourceforge.net. Let's
see if someone else is interested in this... :)


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