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Re: [proposal] Simplified junior tags & debtags-based replacement for metapackages

|--==> Benjamin Mesing writes:

  BM> On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 13:16 +0200, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
  >>|--==> Jeroen van Wolffelaar writes:
  JvW> On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 01:42:51PM +0200, Enrico Zini wrote:
  >>>>There!  Suite is a *great* idea!
  JvW> 'suite' is also used in dak to mean 'stable', 'testing', 'unstable' etc.
  JvW> Those are 'suites'.
  JvW> Not that this means you shouldn't use 'suite', but it is a terminology
  JvW> clash.
  >>I thought the same. What about 'task'? It would be consistent with the
  >>way Debian has historically  handled and named collections of packages
  >>(with tasksel).  Not a big  deal though, I  really like how things are
  >>evolving here!

  BM> Well, but things like Openoffice, KDE, Gnome, etc. (which are currently
  BM> in suite:: ) are no tasks, so this would mean to introduce a new
  BM> category - which is not a problem by itself. I think suite is fitting
  BM> though - task is somewhat misleading. A CDD is not necessarily related
  BM> to a task. For me, task would mean something like use::

Definitely I agree, I also think "suite" suites (:)) more than "task",
but  the clash with  dak terminology still  holds. Maybe explaining in
some  document the  difference of  the  two uses of   "suite" would be
enough to avoid confusion.


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