Re: Additional info about recommended/suggested packages
> In Debian we do this via package descriptions since the
> recommends/suggests are not meant to be human readable information.
The DPM does not mention information about suggested/recommended
packages in the description field . Only "significant dependencies
and conflicts" are named.
This might be the reason why most maintainers do not use the
description for that, in fact I couldn't find any package listing the
recommended packages in the package-description.
> I would suggest filing bugs on any packages you feel could benefit
> from such information in the package description.
Anyway, I'm not sure if that's the way to go:
- it is not up on the users to know what recommends do, the maintainer
should know first
- the way bugs are fixed might not be clean, since each
maintainer will use his syntax, providing the users a not uniform way
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