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Bug#203728: debian-policy: please add virtual package myspell-dictionary



Package: debian-policy
Version: 3.6.0
Severity: wishlist

virtual-package-list.txt.gz says:

"1. Post to debian-devel saying what names you intend to use or what
    other changes you wish to make, and file a wish list bug against the
    package debian-policy."

Here it is :)

[ sorry for the duplicate, I misread the list as I should mail -devel
and -policy and not mail -devel and _file a bug_ against the debian-policy
package... ]

Proposal:

--- virtual-package-names-list.txt.old  2003-07-31 02:04:23.000000000 +0200
+++ virtual-package-names-list.txt      2003-07-31 02:14:54.000000000 +0200
@@ -88,6 +88,7 @@
  dict-server             the Dictionary Server
  info-browser            something that can browse GNU Info files
  ispell-dictionary       a dictionary for the ispell system
+ myspell-dictionary      a dictionary for the myspell system
  man-browser             something that can read man pages
  wordlist                a /usr/share/dict/words (*)
  www-browser             something that can browse HTML files

The new policy for the former openoffice.org-spellcheck-* packages
(included in the "Debian Spelling Dictionaries and Tools Policy")
has written in it that they should provide myspell-dictionary
and myspell-dictionary-* (that's a special exception for
the openoffice.org-l10n-* packages to suggests an matching dictionary)
and openoffice.org / mozilla-spellchecker[1] / ... should
suggest/recommend/... myspell-dictionary.

I think that is just a logical approach seeing that we already
have aspell-dictionary and ispell-dictionary...

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux frodo 2.4.21-rene #2 Fre Jun 27 15:46:02 CEST 2003 i686
Locale: LANG=de_DE@euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE@euro

-- no debconf information

Grüße/Regards,

René
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