Nathanael Nerode writes ("Splitting dselect from dpkg -- acceptable plan?"): > My plan for dselect is to make dselect more fully based on apt, [...] > Is this an acceptable future path for dselect? No. <insert rant about apt> I still use dselect on all of my Debian systems and I don't want to switch to using apt. dselect is more than just a UI. Ian.