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.