Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Aug 2008 23:33 UTC, submitted by Charles Wilson
Editorial GoboLinux is a distribution which sports a different file system structure than 'ordinary' Linux distributions. In order to remain compatible with the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, symbolic links are used to map the GoboLinux tree to standard UNIX directories. A post in the GoboLinux forums suggested that it might be better to turn the concept around: retain the FHS, and then use symbolic links to map the GoboLinux tree on top of it. This sparked some interesting discussion. Read on for more details.
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RE[2]: Inertia and stupidity
by hobgoblin on Tue 19th Aug 2008 08:18 UTC in reply to "RE: Inertia and stupidity"
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iirc, plan9 was until recently (or may still be) under a very strict license.

on that note, linux seems to be picking up more and more plan9 features as time goes on. most recent example is fuse iirc...

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