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Re: URLs on debian.org/distrib/packages pages

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 11:38:43AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 11:23:52AM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > It is possible, as the package pages handle URLs. Some maintainers put
> > the upstream URLs in their packages' descriptions, but the policy
> > doesn't mandate them.
> Policy does mandate them, but in the copyright file, not the package
> description.

And more importantly, it does not mandate that they be extractable in any
automated fashion, which makes them quite a lot less useful than they could

 - mdz

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