Re: stop the "manage with debconf" madness
On Mon, 21 Apr 2003 09:57:41 +0900 (JST), Atsuhito Kohda
> From: Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> Subject: Re: stop the
> "manage with debconf" madness Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2003 02:58:10 -0500
>> > (on the whole) try to make the best job they can of the packaging
>> > of their programs.
>> Anyone can make mistakes.
> Yes and you can too, further policy can too.
Are you saying the policy directive to preserve user changes
is a mistake?
>> > What is not helpful is when a developer gets a bad case of NOMUS
>> > (Not On My UNIX System) and goes off on one about how perfectly
>> > the world would be if everyone agreed with their narrow
>> > definition of the 'correct' way to do things. The recent /run
>> > debate was another example of this virulent disease taking hold
>> > amongst the vocal developer cabal.
>> Really a flaw in the NM process. Don't we require peopel to
>> acknowledge the importance of policy nowadays?
> I (and Matt too, I believe) acknowledge the importance of policy so
> ask to correct it if it it is not enough for the recent situation or
> something, right?
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