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Creeping featuritis (was: Re: tar -I incompatibility)

Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> wrote:
> So, what's your point exactly?
> I hope you never use apt-get, as that would certainly be
> something beyond bare bones.

No it's not. It does one thing (Advanced Package Management), and does it
fairly well. Just because the thing it does is a complex task doesn't mean
it's got creeping featuritis. If it tried to do more than just package
management, that would be a different story.
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