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Re: Editor Priorities

On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 11:08:29AM +1200, Nick Phillips wrote:
> There is an argument for a minus for non-free: if a user or group of users
> want to use that particular editor, the admin will (reluctantly) install
> it. But said admin would be mightily pissed-off if their previously
> highest-priority editor got replaced by some nasty non-free one.

Admin will be pissed off any way if installing an editor change anything in
the configured system, thsts why I think prios are flawed.

It is a good method to pick the initial alternative, but not to be
avaluated on each install/remove.

I know that this is hard to achieve with the current packaging system, but
personally I think it is more important than giving scores to software.

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