the problem: apple’s software and the *nix programs all create their directories in the home folder. so, who rules over my home folder? certainly not me. however, to make things easy and just standard (no time lost due to fiddling with the machine) regarding security, backup and permission issues i’ll keep the one home folder for everything approach. how do i keep an organizing structure without:
the whole scheme should make some sense. sorting computer files by media type (i.e. images, movies) is complete without merit. it’s the same mindset that encodes web pages in ascii.