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

* Andreas Schuldei <andreas@debian.org> [060119 13:15]:
> you are able to do init.d scripts, pre- and postinsts etc in
> python. That is a "ease of development" helper for ubuntu.
> how agressive does debian use it's perl in this regard? i think
> hardly at all.

Well, set a locale you did not (yet) generate and run some larger
install, you will see those half-page warning of perl about this
running over the screen. (But before trying this make sure no
sharp things are on the way to the next exit, as you might want
to run that route in screaming panic while trying this experiment).

  Bernhard R. Link

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