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Re: ftp.debian.org files that could/should be moved

'Vincent Renardias wrote:'
>On Fri, 7 Mar 1997, Chris Fearnley wrote:
>> I finally had a look at part of the ftp archive and found several
>> packages that I think should be moved.
>> devel/gmp_1.3.2-8.deb                   ->     math?
>	No, it's only a development library

Then it belongs in libs not devel.  But since it's math related ...
pari is a library too and it's in math.  Since you don't need it
except for math development, I think it's more informative to put it
in math.

>> devel/postgres95-doc_1.09-1.deb         ->     doc?
>> devel/gpc-doc_2.0-3.deb                 ->     doc?
>> devel/icon-doc_9.1-1.deb                ->     doc?
>> devel/ilu-doc_2.0.0.8-2.deb             ->     doc?
>> devel/v-doc_1.16-2.deb                  ->     doc?
>> devel/lapack-doc_2.0.1-1.deb            ->     doc?
>	Maybe it's better to keep packages documentation in
>the same section than the concerned package?

glibcdoc is in doc and emacs-lisp-intro is in doc.  You may be right
here.  But then the two aforementioned packages should be moved to
devel and editors respectively.  I would argue that we should be

>> admin/wg15-locale_2-5.deb               ->     utils?
>	I'd rather put it into devel...
>> devel/localebin_5.4.23-2.deb            ->     utils?
>	It's of interest only to developers, so why
>	not keeping it into devel?

Since I've never used them, I'll defer to your knowledge.

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