Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 23rd Aug 2008 15:37 UTC
Editorial Earlier this week, we ran a story on GoboLinux, and the distribution's effort to replace the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard with a more pleasant, human-readable, and logical design. A lot of people liked the idea of modernising/replacing the FHS, but just as many people were against doing so. Valid arguments were presented both ways, but in this article, I would like to focus on a common sentiment that came forward in that discussion: normal users shouldn't see the FHS, and advanced users are smart enough to figure out how the FHS works.
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RE[2]: Not really bothered
by Isolationist on Sun 24th Aug 2008 07:03 UTC in reply to "RE: Not really bothered"
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Don't get me wrong I am not suggesting an enforced structure for the home directory.

What I am saying is that I am only interested in the structure of my own home directory and that should be left to me.

I don't want something enforced on me like "My Documents\Music" and also don't care about underlying layout for the OS (e.g. "/usr /usr/local/ /opt").

I also hate it when operating systems like windows enforced stuff like "My Documents\Music" etc.

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