" Asked about the logic behind the move, McIntyre said:
"In this case (as in so many in Debian), it's up to the people
working in the area in question. And (unfortunately also common)
there's been much more argument and flaming than is sensible.
"The GNOME team are free to pick their own selection of
applications that they think make the best GNOME desktop that will
fit on a single CD, in much the same way the KDE make their own
choices (like staying with 3.5.x for Lenny). Josselin Mouette has
updated the dependencies of the gnome2 meta-package, converting
Recommends: tomboy into Depends: tomboy | gnote."