Comment 2 for bug 366644

As far as I can see at the moment terminator does not use the proper syntax for it to declare to be an alternative for x-terminal-emulator [1]

Programs that depend on the -e option appear to be broken when terminator is the program linked in /etc/alternatives/x-terminal-emulator.

Please don't specify to be an alternative if this is not the case. And please correct me if I am wrong.

[1] http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-customized-programs.html#s11.8.3