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Re: Debian Noob and MSCORE fonts



On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 06:43:59PM +0100, Brad Rogers wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:39:11 -0500
> "c. marlow" <chris@marlows.org> wrote:
> 
> Hello c.,
> 
> >Ok I removed the ones that said SOURCE CODE
> 
> They're handy to have.  It wasn't the wisest move to delete them so
> reinstate them.

I disagree, you can quite happily remove/comment out the deb-src entries
and I reckon 99.9% of the users wouldn't even notice. It saves
bandwidth, mirror load, and downloading unnecessary stuff to your computer.

I don't have any deb-src entries and I have compiled stuff without any
problem, also if you do do something that requires a deb-src entry, you
will get an appropriate message saying so.

IOW, I advocate leaving them out.

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who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the 
oppressing." --- Malcolm X


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