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Re: Bug#504880: Disambiguate "installed" for packages

Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com> writes:
> Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> 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
> bug.

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 (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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