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Re: Bug#734053: please remove the base pseudo package

On Fri, 03 Jan 2014, Holger Levsen wrote:
> On Freitag, 3. Januar 2014, Don Armstrong wrote:
> > Instead of removing it, I'd like to just prominently mark it as
> > deprecated, and coordinate with reportbug to never show it as an option.
> why?
> and then you'd want to remove the base package in 5 years or keep it
> forever or??

If I don't keep it somewhere, then someone could potentially upload a
package named base.

On the other hand, I'm not sure that it actually matters if someone was
to upload such a package at some time in the future.

Don Armstrong                      http://www.donarmstrong.com

I would like to be the air
that inhabits you for a moment
only. I would like to be that unnoticed
& that necessary.
 -- Margaret Atwood "Poetry in Motion" p140

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