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Re: Default Debian install harassed me

On Mon, Oct 7, 2019 at 3:08 AM Steve McIntyre <93sam@debian.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 07, 2019 at 12:00:11AM +0300, goleo . wrote:
> >On Sun, Oct 6, 2019 at 10:49 PM Steve McIntyre <93sam@debian.org> wrote:
> >> On Sun, Oct 06, 2019 at 09:50:54PM +0300, goleo . wrote:
> >> >Hi.
> >> >
> >> >After installing Debian 10 on my laptop (I choose desktop LXQT)
> >> >I noticed that Xarchiver is preinstalled and it was inconvenient
> >> >to me in the past, so I opened Synaptic to remove it. But when
> >> >I click on "xarchiver" and choose "Mark for Removal" or
> >> >"Mark for Complete Removal" it says it'll install Ark,
> >> >KDE 5 Frameworks and GNUSTEP.
> >> >
> >> >Here is the video proof:
> >> >https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1IoGQP1omE
> >>
> >> I don't see any harassment here. Can you explain what you think might
> >
> >This is harassment because you force me to use either
> >Xarchiver or Ark, you don't give me the choice to use none.
> >(Actually I wanted to install PeaZip which you don't provide
> >as a package, so why would I want to keep Xarchiver?)
> >
> >All normal package managers would just remove everything
> >that depends on Xarchiver, not force me to install alternative.
> >
> >You are a bunch of hypocrites and assholes, you are not
> >fighting for freedom, you just provide separate contrib and
> >non-free repositories just to make up illusion of fighting fighting
> >for freedom.
> >
> >If you really fought for freedom, I would have a freedom to
> >just remove what I don't like (Xarchiver) and everything that
> >depends on it (as long as it's not an optional dependency).
> Two points:
>  1. If you don't like the dependencies in the packaging system, there
>     are multiple better ways to deal with this. File bugs, or work
>     around this with tools like equivs. Ranting about imagined
>     "harassment" here is not gaining you anything.

Wow, that's a really retarded response. That's not a bug because
you intentionally harass everyone by forcing to install X when
someone removes Y. Asshole.

>  2. Being instantly abusive is a great way to lose any sympathy people
>     might have for you. - you're asking people to write off any valid
>     points you might have and ignore you in future.

Liar, you are the one being abusive. I am being rude for a right reason.

> This is the end of the discussion here for me.
> --
> Steve McIntyre                                          93sam@debian.org
> Debian Community Team                               community@debian.org

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