Public Directories

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Thu Jun 15 05:09:56 BST 2006

On Wed, 14 Jun 2006 22:37:40 -0500
"Christofer C. Bell" <christofer.c.bell at> wrote:

> > I think a 'common' folder that every user gets full r/w access would
> > be great idea
> So why can't people that want it create it?
> $ sudo mkdir /usr/share/public
> $ sudo chmod 1777 /usr/share/public
> Done.  Why does this need to come with the operating system's default install?

Oh, I absolutely agree.

Why can't people write their letters with vi? Starts faster than Open
Office and uses less resources, and it's part of every standard *nix

And it's trivial to set up mutt...

And you can do almost anything with screen and ssh.


Just kidding. 

But really.... are you serious?


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