[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Tasks policy

On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 03:24:33PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Anthony Towns wrote:
> > Task: headers are more akin to Section: headers than Recommends:. Both in
> > that people really ought to be able to just uninstall a package if they
> > don't like it, and in that the complexity of dependency specifications
> > just isn't warranted.
> Have you thought at all about renaming Task: to Enhances:? 

Using a dependency field for this would mean you couldn't create a new task
without NMUing every package you intend to put in that task.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred.

``_Any_ increase in interface difficulty, in exchange for a benefit you
  do not understand, cannot perceive, or don't care about, is too much.''
                      -- John S. Novak, III (The Humblest Man on the Net)

Attachment: pgp8R5Nno7LOv.pgp
Description: PGP signature

Reply to: