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Author: Steve Litt
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Script to migrate buster desktop to beowulf v1.7
Antony Stone said on Wed, 14 Apr 2021 22:16:11 +0200

>On Wednesday 14 April 2021 at 22:03:45, tito via Dng wrote:
>> Hi,
>> v 1.7
>1. Why ask "yes or no" *before* checking for root (which is needed)?
>I would check for root first, and *then* ask "do you want to
>proceed?", otherwise you're asking "do you want to do this?" and then
>saying "you can't" if they aren't root - frustrating.
>2. I question the wording of "Do you want contrib repos to be added to
>your apt sources?" because if I saw this, and I knew I already *had*
>contrib repos, I would think "no, I don't them to be added; they're
>already there".
>So, maybe "Do you want contrib repos to be included in your apt
>sources?" would be a better way to ensure that if the user wants them,
>they'll get them.

Better yet, ask "Do you want contrib repos to be removed in your apt
sources", so the question reveals the exact default, and of course,
default the question to "no".


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