Re: New field `Entered-Date' in Packages.gz
Nicolás Lichtmaier writes:
> On Mon, 23 Jun 1997, joost witteveen wrote:
> > > That would be enable the WWW pages to mark the new packages with a
> > > `[NEW!]'.
> > > It look a silly feature, but I think that it would be very useful to
> > > users. Other package management utilities can take advantage of this field
> > > too...
> > But at the moment the file modification date on most mirrors reflects
> > the "Entered-Date" quite accurately.
> Yeah..! How did I miss that?? =)
I think you should still consider to add this field into Packages.gz:
this will allow the information to find its way down to your (our)
debian-machines, when upgrading through FTP.
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