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Re: Installation of Recommends by default on October 1st

On Thu, 2 Aug 2007 10:17:03 +0200, Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> said: 

> On Thu, 02 Aug 2007, Julien BLACHE wrote:
>> Sam Morris <sam@robots.org.uk> wrote:
>> > The problem is that apt-get is *not* an advanced user tool. End
>> > users use it because they see it referenced in all our
>> > documentation, all the documentation they find elsewhere on the web
>> > and in our mailing list archives, all the conversations they have
>> > on IRC while trying to find help, etc...
>> Most (if not all) of the recent docs I've come to read mentionned
>> aptitude rather than apt-get.
>> If documentation is the only problem, then there's no problem.

> I'm sorry but that's hardly the case. Google finds about 2 or 3 times
> more reference to "Debian apt-get" than to "Debian aptitude".

        Hmm. Perhaps we should either remove the APT Howto from our web
 site [0], or put in a reference there that apt-get is deprecated in
 favour of aptitude/synaptic?


0: http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/

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