Re: Bug#129848: www.debian.org: "more info" URL in package descriptions
reassign 129848 developers-reference
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> writes:
> >>"Andreas" == Tille, Andreas <TilleA@rki.de> writes:
> Andreas> I agree with you that somebody has to do the work and that a
> Andreas> policy change has to be done.
> Why does a policy change have to occur? This seems like a
> packaging directive (like the things that used to belong to the
> packaging manual, and are temporarily in a policy appendix), and, as
> such, should go into the developers reference and/or the
> documentation of dpkg (as soon as dpkg documentation exists the old
> packaging manual shall be removed from the policy appendices).
Sounds ok to me. What you're proposing is just that we recommend that
pkg descriptions have links in the description for the package home
page. I think it's appropriate to put this in developers-reference as
a 'best practices' (rather than policy issue).
Reassigned this bug accordingly.
...Adam Di Carlo..<firstname.lastname@example.org>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>