Randy McMurchy randy at
Sun Oct 30 20:50:18 PST 2005

silverspurg at wrote these words on 10/30/05 22:34 CST:

> Why don't we just have a regular /usr/man directory?

Because it doesn't conform with the FHS.

>  Why get rid of them 
> at all?  What's the rationale behind the individual package devs who use 
> the different locations?  I'm sure they have at least some sort of mildly 
> reasonable explanation for their preference.

The only thing I can think of is this is how it was many, many
moons ago, and the devs simply haven't updated their defaults to
conform with modern standards.


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