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Re: Octave & QtOctave

From: Kei Kebreau
Subject: Re: Octave & QtOctave
Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2018 14:28:52 -0500
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> 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!
> Ludo’.

Sorry, the last message didn't include the earlier contributors to this

Here are two tentative patches that make the changes we've discussed.
Also, should we make a deprecated-package definition for qtoctave?

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