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: Bollocks
by hobgoblin on Tue 19th Aug 2008 08:22 UTC in reply to "Bollocks"
hobgoblin
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2005-07-06

best thing about that example is how modern english is a mix of latin, french, at least one germanic variant, and then something more.

its not without reason that one can hold spelling contests in english as show a word is spoken often tells you close to nothing about how its written...

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