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Re: Aptitude, ARs

On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 06:51:03PM +1100, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 05:16:17PM -0800, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > If "Attribute:" entries are added to the function_pkgs files which gives
> > extra information unavailable in debian archive to each package,  'l'
> > option (or its new extension) can be used to scope package using
> > information in this field.  
> I have this silly idea. Has anyone thought of analysing the descriptions of
> packages to automatically generate (at least some of) the keywords. Sort of
> like google.

	Yes. It's called dpkg-iasearch and it's pretty rough (be
forewarned, dpkg: currently Conflicts on it, see bug #170698). It is based
on the "bag of words" library, which uses statistical methods to analyse
text (TFIDF)



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