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Re: concensus on removing TeX and Emacs from standard

Bud Rogers writes:
> If the Emacs and TeX packages are so intertwined with the basic
> functionality of the Debian system that they cannot be removed, then
> perhaps it is time for a fundamental reconsideration of how the Debian
> system is put together.

You misunderstand.  Emacs and Tex are 'standard', not 'required'.  That
just means that they are selected for installation by default.  Debian
works fine without them.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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