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Re: is this sensible?

On 2014-06-30 12:35:37 +0200, berenger.morel@neutralite.org wrote:
> I know that it probably needs more time than simply asking to softwares to
> guess what you want, but I am a programmer, and I know that a program can
> never guess what I have in mind, which solution I will prefer. Especially
> since I do behave differently regarding computer choices than most people.

A program cannot guess what the user has in mind, but there are
choices that are obviously more sensible than others, such as
upgrading a package instead of removing it. Sometimes aptitude
wants to remove hundreds of packages, which is obviously not the
right solution.

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