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Re: Bug#608098: gnome-core: revert mass migration from -desktop-environment to -core

On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 11:22 AM, Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> wrote:
> retitle 608098 RFP: gnome-martin-eric-racine - metapackage for Martin-Éric Racine’s needs
> reassign 608098 wnpp
> kthxbye
> Le lundi 27 décembre 2010 à 08:07 +0200, Martin-Éric Racine a écrit :
>> The massive migration of dependencies from gnome-desktop-environment
>> to gnome-core is extremely undesirable, because it spoils the
>> usefulness that gnome-core used to have in pulling just enough
>> packages to have a basic GNOME environment. Now, instead, it pulls WAY
>> too many packages and leaves the user without any simple method for
>> installing basic GNOME components.
> The gnome-core package is not here to fulfill the needs of a given
> user.
> If you need a specific set of packages, please make your metapackages
> yourself. See brdesktop-gnome for an example of such a recurrent
> failure.

Sorry, but am I the only one who considers this reply as pointlessly
abrasive, inappropriate and offensive?


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