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Re: Generally accepted cut-off limit for -doc packages

On Monday 05 May 2003 16:02, David B Harris wrote:
> On Mon, 5 May 2003 14:18:47 +0200 (CEST)

> >      If a package comes with large amounts of documentation which many
> >      users of the package will not require you should create a

> "large amounts" is the key word there.
> > Any hints / opinions?  If there is really a cut-off limit this should
> > be documented in developers-reference and a lintian check should make
> > sure that maintainers will be informed.
> Something in lintian would make sense, but since what constitutes a
> "large amount" changes over time, something in Policy is probably not
> the best approach.

Also important: 500k in a 10M package will not really matter. 500k docs for a 
40k library will matter.

-- vbi

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