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Re: How tightly should main be self-contained?

On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 09:40:27AM -0400, Simon Law wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Some users have approached me about my packaging on tvtime, which lives
> in main.  It benefits greatly from libdscaler, a contrib package.  They
> are asking that tvtime Suggests libdscaler.  I thought that the
> appropriate thing to do was to have libdscaler Extends tvtime.

Packages in main suggesting contrib/non-free or nonexistant packages
altogether is fine (afaik).  However, does anything even support the
Extends field yet, I was under the impression it was still only a
human usable field?


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