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Re: gpm in standard or not [was: Re: interesting times installing 2.4.17 in Woody...]

On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 12:45:46AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > > Anyway. If everybody is so inclined to deprecate gpm, please come up
> > > > with a viable alternative before that, because I still want a
> > > > copy&paste in the console. :)
> > >   "apt-get install gpm".
> > Viable alternative _in_ _standard_. I.e. no removed functionality.
> Why would you think we can't remove functionality? We've already dropped
> tetex and emacs from standard this time round.

I suppose if the same reasoning (#102204) is applied here, there should be a
task made which would include gpm. Do we have one already?

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