Re: URLs on debian.org/distrib/packages pages
On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 06:31:30PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > > Simply because the description field is not the right place (see
> > > other mails),
> > The dpkg developers haven't implemented any other control field to put
> > this in, so the long Description: is the decent workaround.
> You don't need the dpkg developers to do it first - use XB-Upstream-URI:
> or whatever in debian/control and you'll get the field of your choice.
> Of course it would be best to have a consensus first on what name to
> use, but it isn't blocked on dpkg.
Oh, but then someone would have to tell the thousand maintainers to use the
XB-Upstream-URI field, and then when we finally moved it outside the XB-
domain, tell them all again that they should switch...
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