Created 7 Mar 2000 at 00:54 UTC by joey.Homepage: http://kitenet.net/programs/debconf/
Debconf is the new generation of configuration management tools for Debian. Unlike a general system configuration program like LinuxConf, Debconf is specific to Debian packages, and is normally only used at package install time. It's a way to get rid of all those annoying questions Debian packages often ask when they are installed; or a way to present them to the user via a varierty of UI's.
GNOME is also using a system derived from Debconf's specification for user-level confirugation of GNOME apps, though the codebase is different.
This project has the following developers:
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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