Editing configuration files

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Sat Nov 24 13:31:34 UTC 2018


On Sun, Nov 25, 2018 at 12:04:50AM +1100, Karl Auer wrote:
> On Sat, 2018-11-24 at 12:38 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > I don't think it can realistically be said that there is a single
> > preferred way to do this, any more than there's a single preferred
> > way to edit any file.
> 
> There are preferred recommended way to edit some files.

I understand why you responded to me in this way, and of course you're
quite right about those specific cases.  I misphrased the last part of
the sentence above; what I intended to say was "a single preferred way
to edit files in general".

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Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]



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