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Re: APT [was Re: Is this really the right thing to do?]

On Tue, Dec 01, 1998 at 09:03:47AM -0500, Mitch Blevins wrote:
> Jiri Baum wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > >  Before proceding with my proposal, let me define a term for packages
> > >  that are installed for no other reason than to satisfy a dependency.
> > >  I think 'Hooked' is a good word.  It is a synonym for 'dependent', and
> > >  it can lead to many good fishing analogies. ;)
> > 
> > A better word might be 'Wanted' (inverse of Hooked).
>  Good word.  But do you think that might be confusing because of the
>  fact that these packages are not 'wanted' by the user unless they
>  are required as a dependency?

actually i think he meant Wanted for packages that the user wants to install
comparedto Hooked for packages that are not wanted but depended on.



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