Re: description writing guide
On Sat, 2002-12-07 at 05:51, Martin Schulze wrote:
> It is a bad practice to repeat the package name as the first word in the
> long description.
Fair enough. Fixed.
> Also the URL does not belong into the description but should be
> placed in the debian/copyright file instead.
> To quote Joey Hess:
> The Description field is not intended to be a random dumping-ground
> for any information that cannot fit into some other field.
I think this is somewhat controversial. Having them in the
debian/copyright file doesn't help people who are just browsing the
packages in aptitude or whatever.
So I added whether or not a URL should go in to the controversial