[Pkg-ime-devel] Which Debian Section for Input Method packages?
osamu at debian.org
Sat Mar 8 04:39:49 UTC 2008
On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 12:47:07PM +1100, Harshula wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-03-07 at 02:03 +0900, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 04:39:21AM +1100, Harshula wrote:
> > > You missed "text". I was wondering why there are some Input Method
> > > packages in "text" and others in "utils". Scim related packages seem to
> > > be in "utils" and uim and m17n related packages are in "text".
> > >
> > > I'm curious whether there was any reason for this?
> > Me too... I found http://packages.debian.org/sid/ where these sections
> > are explained.
> > Text Processing (text)
> > Utilities to format and print text documents.
> > Utilities (utils)
> > Utilities for file/disk manipulation, backup and archive tools,
> > system monitoring, input systems, etc.
> > So utils seems better choice.
> > I guess uim being Japanese centric and heavy on disctionary search, they
> > may ave joined with aspell.
> Can all of us reach a consensus? Of the IM packages in "utils" and
> "text", which section should we consolidate these IM packages in?
> 1) utils
> 2) text
> I feel it should be "utils".
I agree. I think wishlist bug to yext packages is the right move. Can
you do it for us.
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