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Re: Apt UI design

On Wed, 4 Nov 1998, Havoc Pennington wrote:

> If you want a Gnome UI, I think it would be fairly quick and easy once the
> backend is done. For example, if you have a PackageList object or
> equivalent, which allows iterating over the list and knows how to do hard
> parts like sort itself.  Also functions like get_package_info,
> perform_package_search, etc. Basically if the meat of every menu item is
> done (a function that takes the info from the dialog or menu and does the
> right thing), I can make you some Gnome chrome in a hurry since I already
> know those libraries very well. It should be no big deal, based on your
> design document. 

I think this is a rather good idea. How do you want to proceed?

(yes this means we are scrapping the text mode version at least for the


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