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Re: Why apt-get is not a proper software search engine (was Re: And now for something completely different... etch!)

[Christian Aichinger]
> The reverse dependency count just isn't a very good metric for "is an
> end-user package". I think it's also a job for debtags or something
> like it, to tell us what is an end-user package and what isn't.

Or popularity-contest could be enhanced to note auto-installed
packages.  Now that aptitude is gaining traction (particularly in
command-line mode - I guess people have been using it in full-screen
mode for awhile), the aptitude auto-install flag probably actually
means something for a good % of popcon participants.

Come to think of it, that's a good wishlist bug for popcon anyway.

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