Re: web address in control file
What do we want this field for ? Do we want programs to be able to
read and use it ? If so, which programs ? Do we want the user to be
able to see it ? If so, users who install the package, users who
browse the package listing, or users who install the source ?
When we have answered these questions we will know whether to have
this field and where to put it.
I'm not resistant to the idea of having a field for this. I think
it's a reasonably good idea, unlike the proposed upstream author field
(which would just annoy upstream authors, if we gave their address at
Perhaps this discussion should be on debian-policy ?
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