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Bug#61308: PROPOSAL] Initializing databases by using conffiles.

On Wed, Mar 29, 2000 at 02:47:10PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > > \begin{proposal}
> > > Do not initialize a text database by using the conffile mechanism.
> > > \end{proposal}
> > What is a `text database' ? That term seems very unclear to me; but
> > based on the bug report I'd certainly be happy to second something
> > clearer to achieve this.
> [...] I would like
> to see an example of database for which the conffile mechanism is useful.


(It's not *optimal*, perhaps, but it is useful; and it oughtn't be prohibited
by policy, unlike mailcap)


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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 ``The thing is: trying to be too generic is EVIL. It's stupid, it 
        results in slower code, and it results in more bugs.''
                                        -- Linus Torvalds

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