On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 09:28:20AM +0100, Thomas Viehmann wrote: > Martijn van Oosterhout wrote: > > I don't know if there is any theory about this. Say you notice that several > > hundred packages happen to mention the word "gnome", that would indicate a > > Gnome category may be useful. > Oh, just install the packages from the categories "the", "package", and > "library", and you'll have all you need. You'd probably have to ignore anything that's too common. I mean, a category has to restrict in some way. > > Just an idea mind you. > Seriously: The advantage of automatic is the amount of stuff that can be > processed. It does nothing to have consistency. I.E. "aleon is my cool > webbrowser, just like galeon but without the annoying gnome stuff" would be in > the category gnome. > As we have slightly less packages than the internet pages, debian should stick > with some (if at all possible distributed) manual process. Ok, but you already have a list of keywords used in other packages. Just matching on those initially with give a good first approximation. You'll then have a basis to work with. You only need to do it once to get something to work with. -- Martijn van Oosterhout <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://svana.org/kleptog/ > Support bacteria! They're the only culture some people have.
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