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Re: Depending on Virtual Packages (Public Service Announcement)

Daniel Burrows <dburrows <at> debian.org> writes:
>   When your package Depends upon or Recommends a pure-virtual package P, you 
> should always OR the dependency with a dependency on something that provides 
> P,

As a totally offtopic suggestion, how come APT doesn't handle virtual packages
the way Fink does, where the user gets to choose which virtual package to
install to satisfy the dependency?

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