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Re: Dummy packages and metapackages (call for consistency in the descriptions)

On Mon, 31 Oct 2005, Andreas Tille wrote:
> The meta packages builded by cdd-dev for instance contain data for building
> user menus which might override the menu entries of the dependant packages
> for the special purpose.  This is definitely something else than
> debian/control but sounds to me definitely well placed in this kind of
> packages.  Moreover the package might contain extra documentation for
> the dependant packages which seems to be reasonable in the meta package
> context.

IMHO, drop the "Meta" prefix, then.  There is no shame in doing so.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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