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Bug#162120: debian-policy: Deletion of configuration files--should it be preserved?

On Tue, Sep 24, 2002 at 09:05:12PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> I didn't say that it was the best way to go about things; even Manoj
> didn't say that.

So you're saying bugs should be filed to encourage packages to choose
a less optimal way of doing things than what currently happens?

> No, a perfectly reasonable alternative would be to change policy to
> match.  I don't care which alternative is chosen.

And, further, you don't actually care which is the best solution, but
you're trying to sanctify it for future generations?

Look everyone, the policy process failing as you watch!


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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