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Re: Bug#353277: ndiswrapper in main

Le dimanche 19 février 2006 à 11:07 +0100, Mike Hommey a écrit :
> Interestingly, I have some .doc files on my system, none of which appear
> to be MSWord files. They are *all* plain text.
> So I did some research with apt-file, looking up for files with names
> ending with .doc or .doc.gz (just in case).
> There are some 942 .doc files in 94 packages and 144 .doc.gz files in 92
> packages. Overall 163 packages are concerned, out of which 141 are in
> main. (Which means apt-file searches over *all* debian packages, contrib
> and non-free included, despite the fact that i only have main in my apt
> sources)
> I checked all these 141 packages (see attachment).
> There are 12 MSWord files out of 1022 .doc/.doc.gz files.

I think the same check in source packages is going to show more files.
If the documentation is available in several formats, some maintainers
will not include the Word file. (That's at least what I've done for
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