Re: Bug#1273: less help file is a configuration file?
Bill Mitchell sez:
> firstname.lastname@example.org (David H. Silber) said:
> > I don't understand how a help file could be considered to be a
> > configuration file.
> I wasn't thinking about being hung up on the term "configuration".
> I was thinking about the functionality that would cause the user to
> be prompted before the file was overwritten if he had edited it.
Not to pick on Bill or anything, but this still doesn't make sense.
If a package is broken enough that documentation needs to be changed
at an installed site, that is a BUG. The problem should be reported,
fixed by the maintainer (or possibly passed back to the author) and
the package re-released.
David H. Silber email@example.com Project: Debian GNU/Linux (uucp)
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