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Bug#627079: tasksel: Drop dependencies on some dictionaries

Package: tasksel
Version: 2.89
Severity: minor


I was seeing that on newly installed systems, both ispell and aspell are
>From ispell's NEWS.Debian (version 3.3.02-4) we have:

  This is the latest, and most probably the last, upstream version of ispell.
  Support for HTML or TeX files checking was slightly improved, limited support
  for UTF-8 in American and British dictionaries was added (`ispell -T utf8'),
  and plenty of old bugs were fixed.

  Small, large, huge and insane versions of American and British ispell
  dictionaries are now available.  They are contained in packages which
  names start with the `iamerican-' or `ibritish-' prefixes (for example
  iamerican-large, ibritish-small). The medium-sized versions of the
  dictionaries are included in `iamerican' and `ibritish' packages.

  Unfortunately, ispell seems to be no longer maintained by its upstream
  authors, so you should try switching to alternate spell-checkers like
  aspell or hunspell.

So, for example, in task-brazilian-portuguese where we have a Recommends
on both ibrazilian (that pulls ispell) and aspell-pt-br, shouldn't
ibrazilian be dropped? (and the same for other languages, where

Thank you!

Best regards,

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (100, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.38-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=pt_BR.utf8, LC_CTYPE=pt_BR.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages tasksel depends on:
ii  aptitude                      0.6.3-4    terminal-based package manager (te
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.5.39     Debian configuration management sy
ii  liblocale-gettext-perl        1.05-6+b1  Using libc functions for internati
ii  tasksel-data                  2.89       Official tasks used for installati

tasksel recommends no packages.

tasksel suggests no packages.

-- debconf information excluded

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