In article <20030527112738.C62761 / freeze.org>,
Jim Freeze  <jim / freeze.org> wrote:
>On Tuesday, 27 May 2003 at 15:04:10 +0900, Simon Strandgaard wrote:
>> On Tue, 27 May 2003 09:57:30 +0900, Jim Freeze wrote:
>> 
>> > CHANGELOG
>> > INSTALL   # optional
>> > LICENSE
>> > Manifest
>> > README    # if multi lang, README.en, README.ja, etc
>    TODO
>> > setup.rb
>> >   bin/
>> >   doc/  # If multi lang, then use doc.en, doc.ja, etc
>> >   examples/
>> >   ext/
>> >     /ext_name?
>> >      extconf.rb
>> >   lib/
>> >   src/
>> >      /<other_lang_name>
>> >   test/
>> 
>> abbreviated names is NOT userfriendly to newbies. 
>
> I think your statement is a little dogmatic, but
> I see your point. For a converse point, as a newby
> I would be confused to see binary/ instead of bin/,
> simply because I expected to see bin/.

Yeah, I'm with you.  I guess I'm thinking what's the problem with bin and 
src, they seem quite natural.  But I suppose that's because our worldview 
is shaped by Unix, not Windows.  

Phil