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Re: Bug#171116: ITP: tsclient -- GNOME2 frontend for rdesktop

On Thu, 2002-11-28 at 21:09, Andrew Lau wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Version: N/A; reported 2002-11-29
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name    : tsclient
>   Version         : 0.56
>   Upstream Author : Erick Woods <erick@gnomepro.com>
> * URL             : http://www.gnomepro.com/tsclient/
> * License         : GPL
>   Description     : GNOME2 frontend for rdesktop

How about: Windows Terminal Services (RDP) client for GNOME 2

Remember, the synopsis line is for giving people unfamiliar with the
software the general idea of its function.  You should avoid using
jargon that someone wouldn't know unless they've already used the
software before (like in this case, "rdesktop").

> Features:
> 	* GNOME panel applet to quickly launch saved rdp files
> 	* supports most of the rdesktop-1.1.0 arguments
> 	* reads .rdp files in the MS Unicode format
> 	* writes .rdp files in ASCII (compatible with MS client)
> 	* features an "rdp picker" which lists .rdp files in
> 	  ~/.tsclient/ and launches rdesktop from the rdp file when
> 	  selected
> 	* VNC support as a client only

If I have no idea what rdesktop is, your long description isn't going to
help a whole lot.  How about prefixing it with:

 tsclient is a program to access Windows NT and Windows 2000 Terminal
Services remotely, using the Remote Desktop Protocol.  It has many
features, including:
 [features list]

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