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.