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Re: (proposed) Mass bug filing for debconf "abuse" by using low|medium priority debconf notes?

Quoting Joey Hess (joeyh@debian.org):
> Christian Perrier wrote:
> > In short, a note should only be used for IMPORTANT stuff, so actually
> > all debconf notes should be priority high....or should not exist!
> It's better to simply remove them all: If it's an error, use the new
> error data type, which will always be displayed no matter the priority.
> If it's not an error, put it in NEWS.Debian, README.Debian, etc.

I indeed had a brief talk with Javier FS at the Extremadura meeting
and he had an argument *for* the debconf note: it is optionnally
mailed to the local sysadmin and being a debconf note, it can be

This is indeed the only argument I see popping for not removing such
notes. But, indeed, this is more a workaround for someone to work on
i18n'ed {NEWS|README}.Debian files than an argument to keep debconf

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