Re: It's Huntin' Season
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >>"Thomas" == Thomas Bushnell, BSG <email@example.com> writes:
> Thomas> I think the situation is: Emacs policy is inadvertently
> Thomas> wrong. Emacs policy should be fixed. Maintainers who are
> Thomas> conforming to Emacs policy should not be blamed for following
> Thomas> the rules that they thought they should follow. Once the
> Thomas> emacs policy is fixed, the packages that use it should then
> Thomas> be fixed.
> Could you explain to me, please, exactly what bits of the
> emacs policy are wrong? I seem to have missed those.
It tells people to put files in /etc which are really not conffiles,
and aren't marked as such.
(I'm not saying that *none* of those files are really conffiles; just
that many of them are perfectly ordinary programs.)