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Re: apt in base system?

On Thu, Dec 17, 1998 at 11:31:35AM -0600, Stephen Crowley wrote:
> Martin Schulze wrote:
> > 
> > Vincent Murphy wrote:
> > >  Can anyone confirm whether apt will be included in the base system in
> > > future?
> > 
> > Ummm no.  It's not needed for the base system.  It may be included
> > in further versions of base systems.
> > 
> What?! That's crazy, apt needs to be in the base system. That's one of
> the main things people are looking for in 2.1, besides it beats the crap
> out of any other net-related installation method.

I'm not sure I get this.  Isn't dselect in the current base?  And apt
is going to replace dselect?  So, why are we not going to put apt in

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