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> 	But what about postinst that ask questions conditionally?
>  (look at a kernel-image postinst for an example).  Some of the
>  questions asked depend on testing the state of the machine.

Well... For some questions like those on mime applications order, 
the admin could determine a default policy... For some others, 
questions cannot be avoided :-( 

> 	I guess I am trying to point out that questions can't be
>  totally removed from postinst scripts without (significant) loss of
>  functionality.
Some questions can have an automatic answer... some others not.
We sould make life easier for the admins, shouldn't we?

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