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Re: Package puzzle can be removed

On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:

>  I know this will sound like nitpicking (given the package in question)
>  but AFAICS, there would be no upgrade path from puzzle to tree-puzzle
>  (puzzle exists in stable).
I think it is not nitpicking.

>  In general renaming packages is bad.  Moving stuff from one package to
>  another is bad.  Removing (released) packages is bad.  And some
>  disturbing number of maintainers (nothing against you in particular
>  Andreas) do it at will and push it under the rug invoking some ominous
>  release notes.
>  Does anyone know if this is being taking care of? (I don't watch the
>  -dpkg or -whatever-the-relevant-one-is-called list at all)  Will it be,
>  at some point in the near or far future, possible to rename packages in
>  a sensible way?
I think tree-puzzle should have an Replaces:/Conflicts: puzzle.
This is, what I as the "want-to-be" maintainer could do to fix that.
Any further suggestion to fix this problem?

Kind regards


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