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Offline tinypoodle

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Re: Local mirror of all extensions
« Reply #30 on: November 29, 2010, 07:08:55 PM »
Sure it is. But if I may, do you really know for sure that all linux software follows the convention and never stores anything important elsewhere? 

Seen one that doesn't (xorg).

That is a very specific exception based on precedence:
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An exception is made for the X Window System because of considerable precedent and widely-accepted practice.
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