Re: 'typo' in policy
On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 10:20:39PM +0200, Frank Loeffler wrote:
> it is not really a typo, under 6.6 it reads:
> When we configure a package (this happens with dpkg --install and dpkg
> --configure), we first update any conffiles and then call:
> The marked 's' (in conffiles) is not in the <samp> and therefore
> appearing in normal font.
Correct; "conffile" is a technical term (it means something which
appears in debian/conffiles) and appears in <tt>...</tt>, the 's' is a
plural ending added on. I'm not sure if this is correct usage or not;
if there is any concensus, I'm not at all bothered about changing
every <tt>conffile</tt>s to <tt>conffiles</tt>.
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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