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Re: RFC: Keywords instead of Section

On Thu, Nov 15, 2001 at 03:55:01PM -0500, Daniel_Burrows@brown.edu wrote:
>   Several months ago, I added support for better
> package classification to aptitude.  To try it out,
> select "Browse Packages By Category" from the Views menu.
> (this uses a different, experimental display mode -- use the "hier" grouping policy to see it in the normal expandable tree style)
>   The idea is quite similar to your suggestion, except that:
> (a) It is hierarchical, so the number of items on the screen
>     at any one time is manageable.
> (b) It uses external datafiles, so we don't have to change
>     the archive, and you can (theoretically) use 

this is ok for this hack, but not a real solution.

We need IMHO a real central datafile (like/in the Packages file) for all
package managers. And If your datafile include Descriptions, this
Desctiption will never translated...

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