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Bug#184064: debian-policy: [PROPOSAL] Every window manager should provide an alternative to the x-window-manager.1 manpage

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:

> Josip Rodin wrote:
>> Think harder. :) A user runs man x-window-manager once, sees something,
>> later the alternative gets changes to another WM for whatever reason, they
>> run man x-window-manager again, see another thing, confusion ensues.
> editor(1) and pager(1) and www-browser(1) are already provided by at
> least some apternatives for those programs. If this is really a problem,
> which I don't think it is. Instead I think that slave links for
> alternatives is common practice, and I have seen no confused users
> because of it.

So, would you second my proposal?

Jérôme Marant


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