[Aptitude-devel] Bug#953410: Bug#953410: question: get rid of "The following packages are RECOMMENDED but will NOT be installed"
abe at debian.org
Mon Mar 9 14:49:17 GMT 2020
Martin Monperrus wrote:
> > That would have been my first idea where to ask questions
> Me too :) I looked on https://lists.debian.org/completeindex.html,
> where the list is not listed for some reason.
Yep, lists.debian.org is something different lists.alioth.debian.org:
* lists.debian.org are mailing lists officially maintained and run by
the Debian project.
* lists.alioth.debian.org (and its successor alioth-lists.debian.net
where the DNS entry points to nowadays) contains bascially lists,
any project member could create without any assistance or approval
from the Debian project's list masters, i.e. the lists hosted there
are "self-service" mailing lists. ("Alioth" previously was Debian's
self-service project hosting service. The mailing lists are what is
still left from this service.)
I must admit that this is anything but obvious, especially for people
not directly involved with Debian.
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