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Bug#235773: dselect: typo in selection help text

On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 12:13:40PM +0100, Bastian Kleineidam wrote:
> Package: dselect
> Version:
> Severity: minor
> Hi,
> dselect/pkginfo.cc contains the following help snippet:
> [...]
> if you ask to install, remove, hold, &c it you will affect all the packages
> [...]
> Perhaps the ", &c it" should be replaced by "or purge it" but I may be
> wrong about the intention of the original author.

"&c" is another way of writing "etc.", meaning "and so on". In other
words, the text says "if you ask to install, remove, hold, or perform
other actions on it ...".

I don't believe this is a typo.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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