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

On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 10:47:29AM +0100, "Tille, Andreas" <TilleA@rki.de> was heard to say:
> On Sat, 19 Jan 2002, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 19, 2002 at 01:47:16PM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > > > Smartass, the code is written. Put a URL in the Description: field and
> > > > it'll be changed into an anchor. Several package use this already.
> But in my opinion it would be better to use an extra control field which
> would cause a lintian warning if empty to enforce maintainers to do it.

  Hmm, it occurs to me that having a uniform specified way to retrieve
the upstream URL might have some other uses as well.  For instance, apt
frontends could provide a "view upstream website" command..

  I like that idea.


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