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Re: configure a program -- debconf abuse?

On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 11:00:51AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Hamish Moffatt]
> > I thought policy said something stronger than that, but I seem to be
> > wrong. Best practice used to be to ask questions only when there was
> > no sensible default whatsoever. Not to ask everything possible just
> > because you can.
> Keeping the question priority at 'low' make sure most users will not
> see the question, and that only reconfigure will present it.  I hope
> you are not setting the debconf priority limit to low. :)

If we recommend against setting the priority to low, why bother with it?

There might be an argument that anything not high priority is not
essential and therefore shouldn't be asked at all.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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