Bug#376050: please do not claim to "Manage permissions with debconf"
Joey Hess <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > Also, the "if you accept" / "if you do not accept" is some of the more
>> > clumsy English I have seen outside of 419 scams. Accept what?
>> Hm, that comes from the desire to phrase it in a way that will be
>> understandable in different frontends, in the readline where you have to
>> type "yes" as well as in the X-based ones where you simply click a
>> checkbox. The intended meaning is "if you choose to let the postinst
>> script handle things"; what wording do you suggest?
> The wording you just used in quotes seems much better.
Do you really think that "postinst script" or even "post-installation
script" is an appropriate wording for a user who has no idea what is
happening in which order after pressing some keys in
aptitude/synaptic/...? I don't think we should use such technical
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