Re: [PROPOSED] Change package relations policy to remove references to non-free from main
> People declare inappropriate Suggests all the time; anything we can do
> to reduce that would be a help. Suggests should have documentation
> attached explaining *why* the suggestion is made. Someone suggests
> "netscape", and that really loses when they should suggest
> "www-browser"; but then lots of things that Provide www-browser are
> not really browsers at all but (say) http proxies.
That is why we have a Bug Tracking System: these are bugs and should
be dealt with through the BTS. Making policy changes to solve these
problems is pointless: they will still need to be reported as bugs.
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
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