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Re: Flattened GNUstep structure?


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: Flattened GNUstep structure?
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 23:27:14 +0100 (CET)

David Relson <address@hidden> wrote:

> Your chart is biased towards Deep.  It shows no advantages for 
> Flattened.  Consequently, it leaves new users with the problem of learning 
> where to find generated files, i.e. object files, libraries, and 
> executables.  Mostly the system handles this for them, but what about the 
> need to find the executable when debugging?

You're not speaking about lusers, but about programmers.

Make a system usable even by a fool and only a fool will use it.

It  would  be  much  better  to write  some  documentation  about  the
directory structure than  to have this discussion and  to develop some
complicated scheme  to flatten the directory structure  and still keep
the feature the deep structure implements.

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