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Re: "Description improvement" probably not

On Sat, Oct 12, 2002 at 06:04:43PM +0200, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 12, 2002 at 10:33:17AM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > I definitely agree that consistency is important, but the fact is that
> > we currently do NOT have such consistency in package descriptions
> grep "Description: [A-Z]" /var/lib/dpkg/available | wc -l
>  8439
> grep "Description: [a-z]" /var/lib/dpkg/available | wc -l
>  1377
> grep "Description: [^A-Za-z]" /var/lib/dpkg/available | wc -l
>  102
> It does not realy look like a consencus here, but it looks to me like a
> clear majority.

You haven't checked how many of the [A-Z] cases are real sentences.
Those are unambiguous and not under discussion here.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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