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Re: List packages Status column terminology

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: List packages Status column terminology
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2014 20:57:37 -0500
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>>> Well, it probably would make sense to change the 'Status' to 'Action' as
>>> that would be a better reflection of 'list-packages' functionality.
>> What "Action" do you propose for "built-in"?  And "obsolete"?
> Why, "installed" and not show obsolete packages.

"installed" doesn't sound much like an action.

> And obsolete packages, that stumps me.

You lack imagination.  "obsolete" means that the version number is not
the highest.  But maybe the user wants that "older" package.


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