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Re: Mailing list policy



olly@lfix.co.uk (Oliver Elphick)  wrote on 25.01.98 in <199801250801.IAA27800@linda.lfix.co.uk>:

> Remco Blaakmeer wrote:
>   >Well, the interpretation I have on ths issue is this: if you have a
>   >question about how to install, configure or use a program, it's a user
>   >question. If you have a question about how to make a debian package of a
>   >program, it's a developer question.
>
> But is that not what the mentors list is for?

That depends - if it's a beginner's problem, surely mentors is right, but  
even veterans will have questions from time to time, and I doubt mentors  
will be the right place to ask "the new version of foo does this strange  
thing, which conflicts with how bar is currently packaged - what should I  
do about it?".


MfG Kai


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