Proposal for KDE 4.0

George Staikos staikos at
Wed Aug 18 22:29:39 BST 2004

On Wednesday 18 August 2004 17:34, Luís Pedro Coelho wrote:
> >     /usr came into being long before KDE ever existed, and well, KDE is
> > much larger than Unix was when /usr was created.  It really doesn't apply
> > cleanly anymore.
> I'm sorry, I don't see what you mean.
> The problem that the hierarchy solved: separating things which can be
> mounted from the network in different platforms from things which need to
> be the same platform (binary platform, normally) from things which need to
> be accessible is still there since these types of environments are still
> widely used.

  KDE is relatively a huge mess compared with traditional UNIX tools, 
which /usr was designed for.  It needs to be contained.

George Staikos
KDE Developer
Staikos Computing Services Inc.

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