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Re: Number of packages on front page

* Tobias Toedter <t.toedter@gmx.net> [2007-04-23 12:48]:
> On Sunday 22 April 2007 17:52, Jens Seidel wrote:
>> In the last time I always wondered whether this refers to binary or
>> source packages. I know I could now parse "Packages" files and check but
> Hm, I just wondered what we actually mean with that sentence. "Over 18733 
> packages"? How many are there? 18734? Or 25711?

 It is written like that because the exact number differs from
architecture to architecture.  AFAIK it's the lowest number from all the
different archs.

> Shouldn't we just replace the current value with e.g. 18,700? It's not 
> updated anyway, it's hardcoded in english/releases/info.

 Sounds reasonable to me, though I'm not the one to make that call.
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