Re: Policy rewrite: chaps 11-13
On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 09:48:20PM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> 11.7.5 What does the following mean?
> However, programs that require dotfiles in order to operate
> sensibly (dotfiles that they do not create themselves
> automatically, that is) are a bad thing, and programs should be
> configured by the Debian default installation as close to normal
> as possible.
> (It's the last part I don't understand.)
I think it means that the Debian maintainers should make every effort to
make the programs work as close to their normal behaviour when they are
unconfigured (i.e. when a dotfile can't be found).
> 12.6 "Mailboxes are generally [mode] 660 user.mail unless the user has
> chosen otherwise."
> Should this be "unless the system administrator has chosen
FWIW last I checked there were several other references to the admin as
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