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Re: description writing guide

On Wed, Dec 04, 2002 at 02:09:50PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:

> Ari Pollak wrote:
> > I think the real issue here isn't so much actual package descriptions, 
> > but the ITPs. Most package descriptions I've seen have been pretty 
> > accurate, and tend to change a lot between the time of the ITP and 
> > actual package release.
> I disagree. Every time I look at the descriptions of a dozen new
> packages in the archive, I can file at least half a dozen bug reports,
> if I find the time (I've filed several hundred so far). Package
> descriptions tend to continue to suck.

I'd be willing to invest some time in co-maintenance of a package
description override list.

 - mdz

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