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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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