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Bug#427832: developers-reference: Should no longer discourage the use of "error" debconf templates

Package: developers-reference
Version: 3.3.8
Severity: normal
Tags: patch

The Developer's Reference should no longer discourage the use of "error"
debconf templates as these are supported since debconf 1.4.69 (pre-etch

This template type should even be encouraged when needing some special user

Patch attached. Please check the wording.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.21-1-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

developers-reference depends on no packages.

Versions of packages developers-reference recommends:
ii  debian-policy           Debian Policy Manual and related d

-- no debconf information
--- developers-reference.sgml	2007-06-06 20:28:43.172100891 +0200
+++ developers-reference.sgml.old	2007-06-06 20:26:32.678380132 +0200
@@ -4383,12 +4383,17 @@
-This type is designed to handle error messages. It is mostly similar to
+	<p>
+It has been added to cdebconf, the C version of debconf, first used in
+the Debian Installer.
+	<p>
+Please do not use it unless debconf supports it.
+	<p>
+This type is designed to handle error message. It is mostly similar to
 the "note" type. Frontends may present it differently (for instance,
 the dialog frontend of cdebconf draws a red screen instead of the
 usual blue one).
-	<p>
-It is recommended to use this type for any message that needs user attentionfor a correction of any kind.
 	<sect2>Description: short and extended description

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