On Wed, 19 May 2004, Ronan Cunniffe wrote:
>http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html#REQUIREMENTS7 or thereabouts
> boils down to:
>> "The use of /opt for add-on software is a well-established practice in
> the UNIX community."
Well established in the Unix community? Since when is Unix ==
> Now that, as a "rationale" is bollocks, if only because a rationale
> is supposed to be a logical argument for something, and the above
> doesn't even try.
> So what's the point of /opt?
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