Re: Bug#504880: Disambiguate "installed" for packages
Jonathan Nieder <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Steve Langasek <email@example.com> writes:
>>> I might also add at the end:
>>> In such situations, the depended-on package should perform an
>>> equivalent clean-up operation if it's the first package to be
>>> removed or purged.
>>> But that may not be unambiguous enough to add any value here and I
>>> can't be bothered to further tune the language right now; I don't
>>> think that's a blocker and this bug has run quite long enough already.
>> I'm going to bail on that because of the length of the bug
> Reasonable. When making a suggestion for a new normative requirement
> like that, I probably should have just filed a new (low-severity) policy
Please do feel free if you think it looks worthwhile to document.
>> Does that look okay?
> Yes, that is much clearer.
> Thanks again, and sorry to nitpick so.
It's much appreciated, actually. I want to improve the clarity of the
language, so other people checking it for clarity is always helpful.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>