Re: debconf10 is _11th_ debian conference
On Sun, 15 Aug 2010 16:41:09 +0200
Gerfried Fuchs <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> As this was brought up on debian-publicity, got myself confused and is
> now again mentioned I really wonder if the renumbering is really worth
> it. It still feels like hiding the existence of one of the former
> debconfs for a (IMHO) rather dubious reasoning of not wanting to confuse
> Personally I consider it very easy to state "the debconf number
> corresponds to the yearname" - which is quickly and helpful and not
> confusing at all. There is no reason to argument it "being a geek thing
> and starting numbering at 0" which was handed around (and I agree with
> that it might be confusing to non-geeks).
> Can the decision be evaluated again now that feedback is coming in
> about the confusion on a to some degree regular basis - or at least can
> we get an argumentation line on why we are actively hiding the existence
> of a debconf for the benefit of reducing numbering confusion?
Anyway, "Tenth Annual Debian Developer Conference" in news page is wrong,
please remove "tenth" or change it to "Eleventh".
Hideki Yamane henrich @ debian.or.jp/org