/etc/motd references BOTH /usr/doc/*/copyright AND /usr/share/doc/*/copyright
This is my take on the subject. An user should not need to
know about /usr/share/doc; mentioning it, espescially with the
wording that implies that one needs look into both dirs to be sure,
is exactly the kind of user interface lossage we were trying to
/usr/doc symlinks are in place for human backward
compatibility, but, more importantly, to assure that all docs are
found under one location, namely, /usr/doc/ for potato, and
/usr/share/doc in woody. In either release, we should be able to
just look into one location for the copyright files.
Therefore mentioning /usr/share/doc to users should be
deprecated in potato; in potato all references should go through
/usr/doc/<blah>/. When woody is relaesed, we shall tell the end user
about the new location, but still retain backward compatibility with
the old location.
However, whether this is a release critical bug is
open to debate.
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it
is too dark to read.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.golden-gryphon.com/>
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