Re: Feature suggestion re package metadata
- Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2017 19:31:51 +0000
- From: Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Feature suggestion re package metadata
On Sun 29 Oct 2017 at 18:51:48 +0000, Mark Summerfield wrote:
> When I first started using Debian, it had a little over 1000 packages.
> Today, it has over 51000. Yet there are very few categories, so while
> searching is quite easy, browsing is often no longer practical. For
> example, there are around 600 packages classified under 'Python
> Programming Language', over 500 under 'Documentation', and over 1000
> under 'Development'. ISTM that subcategories or some other
> finer-grained classification would be a real help.
> Best wishes,
ISTM? To you it could be obvious. How about a detailed plan and a bug