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Re: Bug#681834: network-manager, gnome, Recommends vs Depends

On Wed, Aug 08, 2012 at 04:54:36PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
>   2. Our technical objectives do NOT include:
>     (iii) Users who choose to globally disable Recommends should still
>         get the desired behaviours as described above in point 1.

This whole "NOT" part is very confusing to me.  I think you're
trying to say here that enable/disabling Recommends globably
isn't something you care about, just that there is the possibility
to remove it if desired by the user.

>   3. The solution recommended by the gnome-core maintainers is
>      that users who do not wish to use network-manager should have it
>      installed but disable it.
>      Installing network-manager in these circumstances does
>      not fully meet any of the above objectives apart from 1(i).
>   5. The alternative solution rejected by the gnome-core maintainers
>      is downgrade the dependency to Recommends.
>      This solution meets all of the objectives from point 1, except
>      that infelicities in teh package manager may mean that the user


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