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Re: architecture-specific dependencies on virtual packages

David Kalnischkies wrote:

>                      in this example:
>   Package: foobar
>   Architecture: amd64
>   Depends: package-bar
> that last line is in fact read as:
>   Depends: package-bar:amd64

Why?  I don't think that would help humans any more than reading it as

    Depends: package-bar (>= -infinity)

(if there were a syntax for -∞).  Maybe you are saying that reading
it this way makes the implementation simpler?

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