Bug#235773: dselect: typo in selection help text
On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 12:13:40PM +0100, Bastian Kleineidam wrote:
> Package: dselect
> Version: 220.127.116.11
> Severity: minor
> 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 [firstname.lastname@example.org]