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Previously Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> the .deb format allows for a lot more relationships between packages,
> which makes it far better. Whether or not there is a policy does not
> change anything in this; if RedHat would have a good policy, they're still
> stuck with bad dependencies...

True, we have recommends and suggests which make things a lot better.

<rant>Unfortunately with people using apt-get all the time that great
feature is being ignored by most people. Oh well, their loss if their
system breaks on an upgrade :)</rant>


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