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Re: It's Huntin' Season

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:

> >>"Thomas" == Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@becket.net> 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.)

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