Re: description writing guide
Joshua Haberman wrote:
> > It is a bad practice to repeat the package name as the first word in the
> > long description.
> > Also the URL does not belong into the description but should be
> > placed in the debian/copyright file instead.
> What if someone wants to visit the webpage before they install a package,
> to decide whether it's worth downloading or not (especially if their
> bandwidth is slow and expensive)?
He visits http://packages.debian.org/$package and some day it will
display URLs as well.
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