Re: Bug#882445: possible offensive packages in suggest
- Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:15:40 +0100
- From: Geert Stappers <stappers@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Bug#882445: possible offensive packages in suggest
> If you split out (potentially) offensive or disturbing material into
> a separate package, you should usually mark this in the package name
> by adding "-offensive". For example, "cowsay" vs
> "cowsay-offensive". In this situation the "-offensive" package can
> be Suggested by the core package(s), but should not be Recommended
> or Depended on, so that it is not installed by default.
Those are two things:
- the name
- the depends
Don't bother on the name.
Allow "-dark" "-funny" "-religion" and other suffixes.
Be strict on the dependencies. Proper use of
} In this situation the "-suffix" package must be Suggested by the core
} package(s), but may not be Recommended or Depended on, so that it is
} not installed by default.
Leven en laten leven