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Re: Bug#582109: debian-policy: document triggers where appropriate

On Wed, 10 Apr 2013, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> writes:
> > On Fri, 15 Mar 2013, Charles Plessy wrote:
> >> +	  Dpkg defines the folowing states for the packages.
> >> +	  <taglist>
> >> +	    <tag>Not-Installed</tag>
> > I would use the precise states listed in dpkg(1), i.e. entirely in
> > lowercase. (same for all the states)
> I thought Guillem requested we use the capitalized versions.  I think the
> capitalized versions stand out more and make it clearer that the expected
> meaning isn't necessarily the plain English meaning of the phrase.

Ok, but then we ought to be consistent and avoid usage of
<tt>config-files</tt> or <tt>config-failed</tt> and other similar mention
of states elsewhere.

BTW, I just notice that <tt>config-failed</tt> in the text was wrong and
should refer to "Half-Configured".

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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