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Re: miscutils

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: miscutils
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 09:38:26 +0000
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Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>    I think miscutils could depend on coreutils,
>    and hence also include generally useful scripts?
> I'm either way.  What might be the danger with including "useful"
> scripts is that every Dick, Jane and Joe will want to have their
> one-liner included.  Remeber that most probobly many people will use
> these scripts and programs, so standard names and options must be
> picked carefully otherwise users will complain; maybe they should not
> be installed by default.

Absolutely. Any components should be carefully
considered and normalised for inclusion.


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