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Re: Group up orphaned packages in order to find adopter faster

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 02:57:09PM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Oct 2008, Enrico Zini wrote:
>> You bet.  You can do it by looking for packages with similar tags, or
>> clustering them according to similarity in the description.  Or both.
> Ahh, detecting similarities based on tags - sure, what else should I
> have expected if it was code from Enrico. ;-)

No, not just tags: Xapian has features to compute similarity based on whatever
you index: you can put popcon into the mix, or dependencies, or keywords from
/usr/share/{doc,man}, or whatever really.

> BTW, this reminds me once more to consider a stronger connection of
> this Blends stuff with DebTags ...

Let's say that the idea of providing blend-specific tags is something worth
playing with.  Have a look at 'goplay'(and golearn, goadmin, go*) for an
example of a way they can be used.



GPG key: 1024D/797EBFAB 2000-12-05 Enrico Zini <enrico@debian.org>

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