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  Reading the discussions based on bug #187245, it seems that most
people agree that package sections are fairly useless. Freshmeat style
trove categorisation is quite an interesting idea, but it would then
make it quite difficult to produce tools like aptitude which could
potentially list all possible packages in a tree - there would be too
much duplication. 

I think it would be a good idea to copy the excellent work of the new
menu system - have a set of defined start sections and allow developers
to set hints for others. This seems to be very successful in the menu -
despite no formal organisation. (Perhaps the menu section could be taken
directly from the package section, only including apps and games in the
menus - this would be a real bonus to the menu as it would make sure
that all apps are listed there)
  .''`. Mark Howard
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