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Re: Dock Apps packaging



on Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 10:58:17PM +0200, Jesus Climent wrote about Re: Dock Apps packaging:
> On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 09:36:07PM +0200, Frank Lenaerts wrote:
> > 
> > (1) developer perspective: having the finest possible granularity is
> >     best for maintenance purposes
> > 
> > (2) user perspective: ease of selecting things: it might indeed be
> >     more difficult to select some little apps from a large list, but
> >     with things like the task packages, meta packages bundling
> >     together things to ease selection, this should not be a problem
> >     anymore 
> > 
> > To conclude, I would choose to have things packaged separately and
> > have other packages to group packages that are often used together.
> 
> Like a meta package?
> 
> Just create "dockapps-net" which depends on all the net-related
> packages. Or separated for popularity as dockapp-popular or
> whatever.

Yes indeed.

> J
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