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Re: Octave & QtOctave

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Octave & QtOctave
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 11:47:44 +0100
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Kei Kebreau <address@hidden> skribis:

> address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
>> Hello,
>> address@hidden skribis:
>>> names for packages are (mostly) random, although in some
>>> cases following classiifcations (see python-*, r-*, ...).
>> That randomness is very limited in practice, if I may.  :-)
>> “qtoctave” was added by Kei.  WDYT about the naming issue, Kei?
>> Ludo’.
> I agree with ng0 that Octave and its GUI interface should be kept in
> separate packages, as the difference in size is more than 5000 MiB.
> I also agree that the GUI package should be named "octave", but I don't
> know whether the CLI package should be named "octave-minimal" or
> "octave-cli".  I find myself leaning toward "octave-cli" because the CLI
> package does include some non-essential dependencies.

Makes sense to me.  If others agree with this (“octave-cli” rather than
“octave-minimal”), go ahead!


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