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Re: debconf10 is _11th_ debian conference

On Sun, 15 Aug 2010 16:41:09 +0200
Gerfried Fuchs <rhonda@deb.at> 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
> people.
>  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

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