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Re: SEUL: Debian versus RedHat and DPKG versus RPM

Erik Walthinsen writes:
> If we don't, we end up with things like Adobe Acrobat and Netscape
> Navigator/Communicator that have their own installs that aren't
> necessarily verbose about their procedures nor careful about keeping
> records.  These are the packages that I truly hate.  I have a nice clean
> RedHat system, then I have to kludge Netscape onto the side of it in a
> chaotic manner.

A package need not contain the software it installs: there is a Debian
package for Netscape.
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