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Re: Perl essential ?

On Fri, Mar 02, 2001 at 02:31:13PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Mar 2001 20:22:25 +1100, Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org>
> wrote:
> >Well, better watch out because it seems python will become essential
> >soon too.
> Will it? What package is going to depend on Python? I see serious
> bloat alert.


> A Debian System should have the option of being lightweight. Alone
> having perl Essential is a major turn-off, another big interpreter
> subsystem that could be abused by an attacker is bad.

I didn't think python was going to be essential.


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