Re: New section in potato?
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>>>>> "Hamish" == Hamish Moffatt <email@example.com> writes:
Hamish> On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 12:22:59PM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 02:33:29AM +0000, Dave Swegen wrote:
>> > 1) Make separate trees for x11, gnome, kde and console apps, then use symlinks
>> > to put them into the main tree. That way it should finding an app a lot
>> > easier, and also allow for easy browsing.
>> Now that's a reasonable idea, best of both worlds. Would make for a
Hamish> Really? Is it that useful to have things grouped into KDE, GNOME etc?
Hamish> Usually, if I want to install something, I know what sort of application
Hamish> I'm looking for. I don't look for things that just happen to run under X11,
Hamish> or KDE or whatever.
Okay, so where is apt? One guy on irc told me it's in `base'... while
it's actually in admin. Of course, thinking of apt, it's logical to
think base, because it's related to dpkg, which *is* in base...
And thinking "there was this cool KDE app" is something some of our
users (and every developer is a user) will probably do.
PS: I am in favor of sub-sections... even though I cannot vote for
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