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Re: Bug#195481: fragmented location info: hassle for users especially mobile ones

On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 02:16:50AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> Uh, I'm not sure this is a good example. Hasn't shared/news/server
> existed for years? Both the newsreaders I maintain use it and have done
> so since at least May 2000 and December 2001 respectively. That template
> name was already well-established then.
Well, we had trouble finding any sort of established question. It
wasn't documented anywhere for us to find, as far as I know. Maybe
buried in a mailing list post or two somewhere.

> I agree that better use of the shared namespace would be an improvement:
> I'd suggest /etc/mailname management as an example of something that's
> ad-hoc at the moment. debconf-doc seems like the correct package in
> which to put a registry.
Works for me. Of course, the debconf maintainer should weigh in on the
idea of adding to his package.

 - David Nusinow

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