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Re: dict-client virtual package name

On Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 12:01:52AM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
> >      I propose that dict-client be added to the list of virtual
> > package names.  AFAIK, this would apply to dict, gdict, kdict and
> > serpento.  Are there any other dict clients in the distribution?
> And what purpose does that serve? The mere fact that programs serve
> similar purposes does not justify a virtual package. The point of a
> virtual package is to allow other packages to depend on a specific
> interface. What will depend on "dict-client"?

The dictionary package and dictd will probably adjust their dependencies to
'dict | dict-client'. None of them are Depends:, though.

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