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Bug#649356: difficult short package description

Package: devd
Version: 8.2+ds2-10
Severity: wishlist
X-Debbugs-CC: debian-l10n-english@lists.debian.org

Dear Maintainers,
reviewing the German translation of the package description I encountered the comment of the translator that he had difficulties to translate the short description (1).
From my point of view the problem are the four nouns without any glue.

Description: Device state change daemon

Looking just at the caption: Is the daemon in charge of initiating device state
    changes or is its task to act upon state changes?

The devd daemon provides a way to have userland programs run when certain
kernel events happen.

The long description answers this question and raises new questions. What would be a good package description? BTW: Although it has bad educational
   consequences focusing on common wording - the google fight stats prefer
   user  space to userland.

I would like to suggest a new version, recycling the upstream manpage (2):

Description: Daemon to act upon device state changes
 The devd utility runs actions specified in a configuration file whenever a
 device is added or removed.

Laying back, expecting the improved version from l10n-english ;-)

Kind regards,

1: http://ddtp.debian.net/ddt.cgi?desc_id=88695
2: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=devd&sektion=8

The devd utility is a system daemon that runs in the background all the
     time.  Whenever a device is added to or removed from the device tree,
     devd will execute actions specified in devd.conf(5).

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