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Re: wording: "reverse dependence" vs "depender"

Ben Finney <bignose@debian.org> writes:

> The adjective “dependent” is IMO fine, so perhaps the noun phrase
> “dependent package” is a good candidate. It's not the single word
> you're looking for, but maybe it is unambiguous for the purpose?


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Ben Finney

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