On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 2:44 PM, Owen Taylor wrote:
-1 - I think Matthias covers the basic reasoning well at:


Beyond that: the vast majority of applications available for Fedora will
not be installed by default - it's not much of a carrot to tell an upstream
application author that they need to conform the basedir standard to be
included by default, when they *won't* be installed by default.

Fair enough.  How about treating it as a recommendation that we would like applications to follow?