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Re: [kde] setting an /opt precedent

This one time, at band camp, Eray Ozkural (exa) wrote:
>As I wrote to Jeff, it would be best to explain in Debian Policy why debian 
>packages should not install files in /opt, with preferably a short sentence 
>clarifying that it is practically impossible to assure administrator's assent 
>(that is in our interpretation).

You did.

>I am not obsessed with installing files in /opt, it was an idea offered by 
>one of the users in debian-kde and it looked plausible at that time. Neither 
>am I trying to set a precedent, as Chris is responsible for KDE packages not 
>me. I am going to help lower his load; I had volunteered for kdemultimedia a 
>long time ago since I am developing for kde multimedia player...

I don't think I said that you were obsessed with installing files in /opt,
merely pointing out some other reasons that the ones you stated for not
using /opt.

By the way, if you are bored and want to fix things, you could fix KMail to
respect the Mail-Followup-To: header.

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