[Aptitude-devel] Bug#820452: Bug#820452: Please don't Recommend the HTML manual packages
josh at joshtriplett.org
Fri Apr 8 16:19:39 UTC 2016
On Fri, Apr 08, 2016 at 05:48:16PM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Josh Triplett wrote:
> > aptitude Recommends: aptitude-doc-en | aptitude-doc
> > Why would all but the most unusual configurations need an HTML version
> > of the manual installed? aptitude already ships a text version in
> > /usr/share/doc/aptitude/README, and includes a menu option inside
> > aptitude to display that.
> Indeed. I never noticed the latter. :-)
> > The HTML version is also available online.
> Yeah, nowadays. Formerly the online versions were nearly always
> out-of-date and confused people.
Ah, makes sense.
> > Suggests seems more appropriate in this case.
> I agree.
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