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    Package lists split per section
    Submitted by Anonymous on Thursday, April 04, 2002 – 17:51
    To help reduce bandwidth consumption and time for slow connections splitting up the Packages file for each section like base, net, games etc. This way you could choose which sections you wanted to download descriptions for. For example people running a simple server could remove the source for games and graphics package descriptions and somebody running a desktop for word processing could remove the source for devel and science.

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    Subject: Re: Metadata Client/Server
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    Date: Friday, 2002/04/05 – 13:36
    I just posted a message about this idea to debian-devel mailing list.
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