[Pkg-ime-devel] Which Debian Section for Input Method packages?

Harshula harshula at gmail.com
Sat Mar 8 01:47:07 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-03-07 at 02:03 +0900, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 04:39:21AM +1100, Harshula wrote:

> > You missed "text". I was wondering why there are some Input Method
> > packages in "text" and others in "utils". Scim related packages seem to
> > be in "utils" and uim and m17n related packages are in "text".
> > 
> > I'm curious whether there was any reason for this?
> Me too...  I found http://packages.debian.org/sid/ where these sections
> are explained.
> Text Processing (text)
>     Utilities to format and print text documents.
> Utilities (utils)
>     Utilities for file/disk manipulation, backup and archive tools,
>     system monitoring, input systems, etc.
> So utils seems better choice.
> I guess uim being Japanese centric and heavy on disctionary search, they
> may ave joined with aspell.

Can all of us reach a consensus? Of the IM packages in "utils" and
"text", which section should we consolidate these IM packages in?

1) utils
2) text

I feel it should be "utils".


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