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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.

Yann Dirson

e-mail: dirson@univ-mlv.fr

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