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Re: Bug#174410: questionable interpretation of "install" pseudo-package

On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 08:56:47PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> So, could you please remove the "install" and "installation"
> pseudo-packages, and change the description of the "boot-floppy"
> pseudo-package to read something like 'Installation system in Debian 3.0
> and earlier releases'? (Actually, I'm not sure why "boot-floppy" exists
> either, but I guess it catches some typoes ...)

boot-floppy, cdrom, install and installation were all added to accomplish
the same thing -- catch more bugs against the installation procedure as they
came in, without relying on unknown-package. They are orthogonal to whatever
we call the installation system.

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