Quoting T.C. Hollingsworth (2013-08-16 02:40:12)
> On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 3:35 PM, Jonas Smedegaard <d...@jones.dk> wrote:
> > Quoting T.C. Hollingsworth (2013-08-15 22:23:27)
> >> On 08/15/2013 05:53 AM, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> >>> My proposed /usr/share/javascript is equally ugly, slightly 
> >>> longer, also less likely to clash, and additionally is usable 
> >>> offline.
> >>>
> >>> What I suggest is that Debian and Fedora (and other distros) do 
> >>> _not_ coordinate on a unified path to use, but mirror in html the 
> >>> filesystem path (relative from the root of the local system) where 
> >>> the files are actually stored - so as to support offline use 
> >>> (where applicable).


> > [...] I would appreciate you elaborating more on why you find it a 
> > bad approach: Slashdot is irrelevant to me.
> There's nothing wrong with it, I just think we should have something 
> shorter and less likely to result in an uproar.  I'm happy with making 
> it work, so you can just share /usr/share/doc as /doc and everything 
> can work fine.  That makes a lot of sense to me.
> It doesn't make any sense to me to hardcode a filesystem path into 
> applications written in dynamic languages that you'll never be able to 
> just open with Firefox anyway.  There's a reason there's a separate 
> namespace for content served over HTTP.


> Lots of different developers from various distros were able to agree 
> on adding a directory (/run) to the root hierarchy!  Surely we can 
> agree on standardizing on a couple directories in /usr/share, where we 
> have free reign according to the FHS anyway.
> >> We seem to at least both be happy with /usr/share/javascript.
> >
> > If you are also happy with that, then yes.

Thanks again for clarifying.

Unfortunately that means we do **not* agree on any points.

 - Jonas

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