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SubjectRe: The naming wars continue... [u]
Martin Schlemmer [c] wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 21:21 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>
>>Tonnerre wrote:
>>
>>>Salut,
>>>
>>>On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 02:43:54PM +0300, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Having /usr/XnnRmm was a mistake in the first place.
>>>
>>>
>>>BSD has /X11R6, whilst I'd agree that /opt/xorg is probably a lot more
>>>appropriate. If you want I can take this discussion back to the X.Org
>>>folks again, but I don't think it's actually going to change anything.
>>>
>>
>>/opt/X (or /usr/X) is really what it probably should be.
>>
>
>
> Except if I am missing something, it is (or was) to be able to
> distinguish between versions that broke protocol compatibility ...
> so except if the protocol will never change again, it should really
> stay as is, and the apps should actually just start to use /usr/bin/X11
> and /usr/lib/X11 that points to the latest or most stable instead of
> the versioned directories ...

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