Bug#263162: Please describe your tasksel policy, and re-add the tex task
On Sat, Aug 07, 2004 at 07:50:13AM +1000, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 04:55:29PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 09:44:21PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > Andrew Pollock wrote:
> > > > Can you please elaborate? I've just read the README file, and I'm not a lot
> > > > wiser as to why the tex packages don't fit the policy?
> > > >
> > > > I'd like a task for installing latex related stuff.
> > >
> > > I suspect that less than 25% of our users use tex. It could conceivably
> > So, we have only various server stuff that most of our users really don't care
> > about ? Also, getting both KDE and gnome in one task is sure not to be popular
> > for the slow bandwidth modem users.
> Amen. And it's defaulting to KDE to boot, which is starting to piss me off.
> I think at least having a GNOME desktop and KDE desktop task is a Good
> Thing. Users can always select both, if in doubt.
At the time of the woody release, there was discussion of implementing
subtasks, but i guess nobody took the time to do this implementation, so this
will be for sarge+1, too late now.