Re: packaging pine
On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 05:48:37PM +0100, Tille, Andreas wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > The only way that this will go away is if pgp4pine, uw-imapd and
> > I think it's silly for uw-imapd to suggest pine; an IMAP server system is
> > rarely used also as an IMAP client. Anyway, there is an imap-client virtual
> > package, so it is just a matter of changing pine | imap-client to
> > somethingelse | imap-client.
> > If anyone cares enough, they can file wishlist bugs against these three
> two, because you are right regarding to uw-imap.
> > packages to remove their references to pine.
> But it would be kind of strange if pgp4pine would not depend from pine.
> On the other hand pine-tracker could be a good alternative depends for
It would be strange if pine packaged in Debian, but it isn't. Perhaps
instead, pine could suggest pgp4pine.
It's not a dependency, only a suggestion. So this is only display
information, not functionality, that's at stake (and in the case of apt-get,
it's not even that).