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Re: [mass bug filing?] Short descriptions being used as long descriptions and other policy violations

On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 12:09:29PM +0300, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> > I was wondering, should I make a mass filing of bugs for those packages 
> > who fail to produce a proper description? 
> Since this can seemingly be checked automatically, I would prefer you
> make a patch for lintian and/or linda instead.

Lintian already tries to catch those like kdebase-data.

> This way, there are not hundreds of new bug reports, which means less
> hassle for the maintainers, and new packages will also be checked for
> this.

...and everyone will continue pretending everything's fine. :P Automated
checks are a good idea, but sometimes you just have to tell people
explicitely to cut it out with the automated description shit. Perhaps
hundreds of bug reports are clutter themselves, but it's not like they're

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