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Re: More about lintian



On Mon, 16 Feb 1998, Charles Briscoe-Smith wrote:

> In article <m0y34X4-000CQTC@rulcmc.leidenuniv.nl>,
> joost witteveen <joost@rulcmc.leidenuniv.nl> wrote:
> >
> >Yes, these are all very good ideas. But the original complainer mentioned
> >that there should be an escape. So, could we also have:
> >  ..
> >that would simply serve as an escape?
> 
> Definately.  In my package, gsn-curses, I copied the upstream author's
> description of the game, which ends like this:
> 
>   [...]
>   two all get in your way; and somehow you keep being reminded of your
>   family through the ages, and all its Curses...
> 
>   ...could it be that even you are Cursed?
> 
> Now, how can I re-wrap that last short paragraph to prevent the dots
> appearing at the start of a line?  I can't.
[snip]

But you can change the text to not have the dots at the beginning of the
line. It isn't required to use the `upstream description' in the
description field.


Thanks,

Chris

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