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Re: List packages Status column terminology

From: Sivaram Neelakantan
Subject: Re: List packages Status column terminology
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:24:06 +0530
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On Fri, Jan 17 2014,Stefan Monnier wrote:

>> Why use the word 'available' instead of 'install'?
> Because the top of the columns say that it's about the "Status", and
> saying that the "Status" of that package is "install" would make
> no sense.
> "available" is not a great choice, tho.  The suggested "not installed"
> might be a bit better, but it's longer and I'd rather try and shorten
> this column.
> Any other idea?

Well, it probably would make sense to change the 'Status' to 'Action' as
that would be a better reflection of 'list-packages' functionality.


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