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Re: How to make Packages file 50% smaller

Alexander Hvostov wrote:
> I suggest splitting off each description into a separate file, like Brian
> suggests, and then having dselect et al download descriptions on
> demand. That's almost as fast and helps everyone.

Good greif. Some of us upgrade offline. *Many* of us have high latency
or low bandwidth connections. I'd rather have a large wait at the start
than turn every tool that uses extended descriptions into a crawling

see shy jo

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