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Re: Debconf Templates Style Guide

On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 11:11:13PM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:

> There used to be, somewhere, a guideline that told maintainers to let
> themselves be inspired by the descriptions in the kernel source's
> "make fooconfig", especially with regard to telling the user what the
> conservative default choice is. Many of the kernel option descriptions
> do indeed say "If unsure, answer No" or the like. Or do I misremember?

If we used a sentence like this, it would read "If unsure, accept the
default", which would be redundant.  The default choice should always be
what the user wants if they are unsure.

 - mdz

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