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Re: priorities

On Mon, Dec 10, 2007 at 05:38:50PM +0100, Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote:
> Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:
> > Priority: standard currently contains:
> >
> > 	at, bc, dc, lsof, file, less, sharutils, strace
> > 	dnsutils, ftp, host, ssh, mtr-tiny, finger, w3m, whois
> > 	doc-debian, doc-linux-text
> > 	exim, mailx, mutt, procmail, mime-support, mpack
> > 	gettext-base, locales
> > 	pciutils
> > 	perl (not just perl-base), python
> > 	reportbug
> > 	selinux policy
> >
> > That seems a pretty reasonable set of functionality to put on all Debian
> > boxes (unless the admin specifically says otherwise), afaics.
> Well, moving away from exim to nullmailer or something like that has
> been discussed a few times. procmail is pretty weird in there, as only
> few people still use procmail. Just like w3m or mutt - those may look
> reasonable for a Unix admin, but a standard user will never touch them.

I think we should move most of that into a "Unix" (or "GNU" or whatever)
task, that old-timers can install.


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