Re: Usability: Technical details in package descriptions?
On Wed, 03 Aug 2005 09:16:23 +0200, Benjamin Mesing <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Especially details like "written in C++" should be left to the
> debtags system as there is no use for the end user.
I am a potential end user for the vast majority of packages in
Debian -- as I am for the vast majority of the packages installed on
my machines. I find lasnguage of implementation a useful selection
criteria for selecting between completing implementations of similar
I may not fit into your jaundiced view of what an "end user"
/should/ be -- but that is merely lack of imagination on your part.
I think Debian as a whole should not be discriminating against
the segment of the user base that does tend to be somewhat technical
-- I suspect there are a large number of us out there.
Nudists are people who wear one-button suits.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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