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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
submission?

-- 
Brian.