Re: Why does doc packages need to contain gzipped files?
* Martin Wuertele [Sun, Jun 25 2006, 08:09:57AM]:
> > Yes, but the problem is that many systems (firefox, rox-filer etc...)
> file-roller does view pdf.gz and if e.g. firefox handels them incorrect
> it should be fixed in there. We don't change policy when programs are
> broken, we fix them.
What shitty kind of reasoing is that? "If it does not use my extra stuff
then it is incorrect?" "If Debian does not use RedHat Kickstart then it
> > then I do not understand why it is done.
> See other mails in this thread, ther are good reasons to keep doc
> packages compressed, e.g. half a gig of space saving.
This extrapolation does hardly describe the real situation. Who install
all -doc packages available in Debian and does not use them?