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Re: search-citeseer_0.1-1_i386.changes REJECTED

Otavio Salvador <otavio@debian.org> writes:

>> I disagree. Forcing the user to spend to much time micromanage which
>> stuff he wants is not to the bennefit of the user. Neither for the
>> unexperienced user nor the power user.
> More or less. One search show both packages and user can read what
> each do. Not so dificult ;-)

Not if you're the only one splitting packages unneccesary then it
doensn't matter. But you're not the only developer. Unneccessary
package splits isn't a problem if they only happends for a single
package but on a larger scale the means problems.

Micromanagement is bad!

>> It is bad practise to split packages just because it is posible to use
>> some parts of the package. 
> Of course. But one dependence like Emacs is. Many users doesn't want
> emacs installed and they should be respected.

And you still havn't told us what you didn't understand when James
wrote: 'If depending on emacs bothers you, make it a suggests.' They
*don't* have to have emacs installed!

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