Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:

> Arguably, the current stable updates policy is against this
> :
> [...] Updates should aim to fix bugs, and not introduce features, [...]

you snipped off what I consider relevant here: "... particularly when those 
features would materially affect the user or developer experience"

> Is this a legitimate issue or am I making storm in a teacup here?
> Ever-increasing package sizes and dependency bloat do seem to be
> a popular topic these days.

2 considerations:
* is the user experience significantly affected?
* is the size implications significant?

As far as I can tell, the answer to both is generally no.

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