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Re: woody release task needs help: package priorities

On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 11:06:53AM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de> writes:
> > Current policy says:
> > 
> > <--  snip  -->
> > 
> >      `standard'
> >           These packages provide a reasonably small but not too limited
> >           character-mode system.  This is what will install by default if
> >           the user doesn't select anything else.  It doesn't include many
> >           large applications, but it does include Emacs (this is more of a
> >           piece of infrastructure than an application) and a reasonable
> >           subset of TeX and LaTeX.
> > 
> > <--  snip  -->
> > 
> > 
> > Does this mean that you are only waiting for the split of the tetex-*
> > packages to get the ones that don't depend on X back to standard?
> Personally, I think, instead, Policy should be changed, to omit the
> mention of TeX/LaTeX.

While we are at it, we should omit emacs, too. I'm not saying we should
remove it from standard, just from policy. Then we can do what ever we
want with it (now and in the future). Change that to something like "It
doesn't include many large applications, but there are some exceptions."

Arto Jantunen

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