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Re: Bug#194550: ITP: libemail-mime-encodings-perl -- A unified interfa

On Monday 26 May 2003 22:30, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> alfie@ist.org (Gerfried Fuchs)  wrote on 26.05.03 in 
<[🔎] 2003-05-26_17.29.56@alfie.ist.org>:

> As for the long descriptions, I really don't see what the use is in an
> ITP. The packages will of course have them.

A proper long description will help avoid question like Gerfried's. Also, I 
read ITPs to see whether something interesting will come to Debian soon. 
There have been some cases where the long description was improved in a 
discussion following the ITP.

-- vbi

Most scientists thinks that the not-fossil theory is a red herring;
indeed, they think that oil is lots of herrings (and other things)
compacted over time into sticky black mud.
        -- Prospect Magazine, March 2003, p. 6

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