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Re: lintian & linda

On Monday 11 April 2005 03:14 am, Ron Johnson wrote:
> Then why was aptitude written?  Why not send patches against apt-get
> and dselect?

  The correct question is why not send patches against console-apt, which you 
youngsters might not remember ;-).  In fact, I did exactly that -- I sent 
about two patches to fix problems with it before deciding that the design was 
fundamentally flawed and there was a better way to do things.  (hey, hubris 
is one virtue of a programmer, right? :) )


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