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Re: Bug#129848: www.debian.org: "more info" URL in package descriptions

On 01/21/2002 10:44:20 AM tfheen wrote:

>> | On Sat, 19 Jan 2002, Josip Rodin wrote:
>> | But in my opinion it would be better to use an extra control field
>> | would cause a lintian warning if empty to enforce maintainers to do
>> Why?  Not all packages have URLs connected to them.

Source must have come from somewhere, some ftp:// or http://  or rsync://
or gopher:// or mailto: address.

A link to an archived mailling list for old shar distributed usenet

A link to the google cache.

Something must exist.

For rare programs that literally have no internet presence at all, other
than Debian, I'd suggest file://usr/share/doc/packagename

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