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Re: new virtual package: ups-monitor



In article <19970526130205.61717@kite.ml.org>,
	Joey Hess <joey@kite.ml.org> writes:

> I don't think wish is the right name. Unless you're familiar with tk (as
> opposed to just trying to get it installed), you may not know that the tk
> interperter is named wish.

You don't need to. As a user, you install tk7.6 or whatever; on the other
hand a package maintainer, having first determined that his program will
work with any version of Tk, can simply depend on wish. One assumes someone
maintaining a package that depends on Tk will be familiar with it to at
least that extent.

Although it would clearly be better to have more obvious names, and
tk-interpreter seems like a perfectly good one, it is not terribly important
for virtual packages to have obvious names.
.


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