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Re: RFC: A default html file

Dirk Eddelbuettel writes [SuperCite undone]:
> Ian Jackson writes, answering a question of mine:
> > No.  I suppose I'm suggesting that the browser packages use a shared
> > file like /etc/default-www-home or something, in much the same way as
> > other packages use /etc/mailname, /etc/news/server and /etc/papersize.
> Exactly. Several people, me included, have proposed similar schemes. Could
> the maintainers for WWW programs please join the debate? Shall such a file be
> part of a 'doc-debian' package?

No, the file shouldn't be part of any package - it should be created
by the postinst of the first package that needs it.  It should not be
included in any package, even as a conffile.

In any case, you wouldn't want to make all the WWW browsers depend on
debian-doc or whatever.


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