Menu-spec update (Was: [Patch] Update 'How to' to clarify computation of datadir)

Francois Gouget fgouget at
Thu Mar 23 01:29:50 EET 2006

Rodney Dawes wrote:
> So why should be specifying something different than the FHS. We should
> be a layer of specification above it, not beside it, claiming things
> should be installed somewhere different than where the FHS states.

Does the FHS explicitely specify where menus should go? Maybe I need to 
reread it (it's been a long time). If so, then I agree that FD.o should 
either follow the FHS or have a good reason not to.

 > If you want to make the standards standard, they all need to work 
> not disagree with each other all over the place.


Francois Gouget
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