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Bug#137000: Processed: Re: Bug#137000 acknowledged by developer (Re: Bug#137000: www.debian.org: Provide page describing pseudopackages)

On Thu, Mar 07, 2002 at 01:11:31PM -0800, C.M. Connelly wrote:
>     JR> How much more prominent do you want it? Please be more
>     JR> specific.
> Whoops.  I had, but forgot to cc: the bug.  Here's what I wrote:
> "MK"  == Matt Kraai <kraii@debian.org>
> "CMC" == C.M. Connelly <cmc@debian.org>
>     CMC> I think we need a page that lists all the psuedopackages
>     CMC> available and what they're meant to be used for.
>     MK> This is already available[1], and linked to from the bug
>     MK> reporting instructions[2].
>     MK> 1. http://www.debian.org/Bugs/pseudo-packages
>     MK> 2. http://www.debian.org/Bugs/Reporting
> Aha.  Cool, very useful, but delightfully obscure.  Could we add a
> link somewhere a bit more obvious (e.g., somewhere in the
> Developer's Corner), with link text that makes it clear that the
> page is a list of the psuedopackages?
> (The miscellaneous section on the Developer's Corner page looks
> like a good candidate.)

Well, that particular location sounds like a pretty lousy candidate, since
the bug tracking system is used by the users not only developers, the
developers' corner is already too large, and people tend to read the
miscellaneous sections less often...

How about a link from the first bugs.debian.org page?

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