Re: description writing guide
Martin Schulze <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Joshua Haberman wrote:
>>> It is a bad practice to repeat the package name as the first word in the
>>> long description.
>>> Also the URL does not belong into the description but should be
>>> placed in the debian/copyright file instead.
>> What if someone wants to visit the webpage before they install a package,
>> to decide whether it's worth downloading or not (especially if their
>> bandwidth is slow and expensive)?
> He visits http://packages.debian.org/$package and some day it will
> display URLs as well.
Once that happens I'll remove the URL from the package description,
which gives me the URL on packages.debian.org /now/.