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Re: Bug#882445: Proposed change of offensive packages to -offensive




Sean Whitton dijo [Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 02:40:54PM -0700]:
> Hello David,
> > On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 05:18:37PM -0700, Sean Whitton wrote:
> >> >   "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.
> >                       ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > While it seems to be a reasonable explanation for why it should be at most
> > a suggests, this half-sentence is hardcoding behaviour of a specific
> > package manager in its current default configuration into policy.
> >(...)
> 
> Thank you for your feedback.  I see what you mean.
> 
> I second the patch revised to exclude this half-sentence.

Makes sense. Sean, please note that, having seconded Ian's original
wording, I also second this modification.

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