OCD programmers and backwards compatibility :-).
Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Mon Jan 22 20:33:33 UTC 2007
>> Now I have not followed the Linux Standards information lately but is
>> this change moving more towards a standard across all versions of Linux?
> Linux Standard Base uses the File Heirarchy Standard for file locations,
> which in turn follows Unix tradition on the whole. X now follows the FHS
> and LSB general recommendations.
> At least one LSB version is ISO.
So the moves in general are towards the standard so this will make
applications that follow the standard work easier with Fedora. Also it
will make it less likely that these changes will just "occur" due to
some programmers wish.
I think it will make it easier for users down the road and Linux in general.
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