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Re: Dpkg triggers and user experience, aka "How do I disable those triggers" side effect.

This one time, at band camp, Andreas Tille said:
> On Sun, 13 Jul 2008, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> >What about reading documentation instead of expecting that we feed
> >you everything?
> My intention was to say that IMHO there is an urgent need to explain
> the new trigger feature to our users *before* they stumble by chance
> about stuff they do not understand.

My experience is that the sort of users you seem to be worried about
will not read an explanation ahead of time, docs after the fact, or the
output on their screen.  That being said, if it is really so confusing
that we have to long discussions about what a hypothetical user might
think of this new 'confusing' message, wouldn't it be best to just not
output anything at all?  It's not as though we output status messages
for each maintainer script.
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