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Re: NMU and hijacking of gnome-apt

On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 09:51:28PM -0200, Gustavo Noronha Silva wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Nov 2001 22:00:02 +0000
> Rob Bradford <rob@debianplanet.org> wrote:
> > Sounds like a good idea, but bear in mind why the package seems to have been
> > abandoned somewhat. Primarily this is due to the development of the deity
> > package manager IIRC. But of course variety is the spice of life.
> yes, deity is going to be cool, but it is quite unusable right now, I 
> won't give my girlfriend a tool that uses the terminal from wich it was
> opened to let the user interact with dpkg... I just want to put it on
> the gnome panel as a launcher =), besides, deity-gtk is very unstable
> and segfaults quite often
> another reason is deity is not so user friendly, it is not easy to understand
> how the thing works at first, gnome-apt's "Search" is much more intuitive
> than deity's "Filter" for a beginner.
> thanks for the comments anyway, (and yes, I'll be willing to give up
> gnome-apt if deity become what gnome-apt is today or better =))

I agree, gnome-apt is actually really schweet and its great that somebody
wants to work on it!

Rob 'robster' Bradford
Chief Editor/Lead developer

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