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Is Debian Really Afraid of Mono? No!

Not only is Roy Schestowitz a little on the paranoid side,he apparently likes to troll, as well. In a recent article he claims that : The necessary harmonisation between GNOME metapackages and tasksel turned out to be in favour of removing tomboy from metapackages
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Tomboy (and by proxy, Mono) were reduced to “a recommends,” meaning that tasksel won’t install Tomboy, but aptitude (the recommended method to add software) WILL.

Mono is just too big a dependency to put on CD1 for one application.

If you install a Debian standard system, then “aptitude install gnome,” you’ll STILL get Tomboy.

There is no controversy. Quit stirring up stuff that’s not there.

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