[Distutils] docs/ vs doc/

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Sep 21 13:55:32 CEST 2010

anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> writes:

> There are some arguments for 'doc/':
> 1. there is no plural for 'documentation'
> 2. bin/ is a common name for storing executables, although there is
> plural for 'binary'
> 3. we still use src/ instead of sources/

* ‘doc/’ is consistent with the standardised directory name on many
  operating systems (those that inspired, or are based on, the FHS)

I don't think a vote is appropriate (I think the choice should be made
on merit, not popularity), but if anyone's counting, I prefer ‘doc/’.

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