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Re: stop abusing debconf already

On Sat, Apr 19, 2003 at 08:17:16PM +0100, Matt Ryan wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> > Or maybe realize that Joey might perhaps know what he's talking about
> > with regard to debconf ... you could go find the text of his talk at the
> > last Debian Conference if you like.
> I realise he has an opinion on how things should be done. Depending on your
> own viewpoint this may be more influential than others as he is the author
> of the tool. As far as I'm concerned I'll use debconf how I please and if
> that's against the 'pure' view of others (ie/ *never* call it a registry)
> then its just hard luck.

Remember that the thread which spawned this is about configuration file
handling which goes against policy. I think that's the guts of the

> Policy is what matters not the opinion of some jumped up developers!

BTW the opinion of this jumped-up developer is "please don't send me
private copies of posts to mailing lists". Thanks.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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