Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Jan 2012 20:39 UTC
General Unix Finally something really interesting to talk about. If you've used UNIX or any of its derivatives, you've probably wondered why there's /bin, /sbin, /usr/bin, /usr/sbin in the file system. You may even have a rationalisation for the existence of each and every one of these directories. The thing is, though - all these rationalisations were thought up after these directories were created. As it turns out, the real reasoning is pretty damn straightforward.
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RE[7]: We are stuck in the past.
by jabjoe on Fri 3rd Feb 2012 13:21 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: We are stuck in the past."
jabjoe
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2009-05-06

I don't think you have understand much of what I just said. I give up. Please try and program your crazy idea.

Just please ponder why Pick is in the dust bin of OS history and Unix not only survived but was endlessly copied.

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