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Re: when and why did python(-minimal) become essential?

On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 03:34:58PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> If we followed the same method for python-base, then we would
> a) instroduce python-base iff we had some package(s) written in python
>    that we wanted in the base system (apt-listchanges comes to mind)
> b) include only the modules needed by the package(s).

Please don't do this; it implies that python-minimal would be part of base,
but not full python, and this is something that python upstream explicitly
objects to.

 - mdz

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