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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
        Debian GNU/Linux Developer,  see http://www.debian.org/~jdg
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