Re: On package description quality
On Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 02:25:57PM +0000, debacle wrote:
> sometimes I read package descriptions I'm not happy with.
> E.g. the description starts: "Foobar is a GTK+ application,
> that enables blah..." where foobar is a user application,
> not mainly for GTK+ programmers. Of course, the user
> doesn't/shouldn't care about GTK+ - and if, there's the
> dependencies listed anyway. I remember, that we have some
> guidelines on package description, where you can read about
> this basics, but I cannot remember the URI. Could someone
> help me, so that I can cite this guideline when filing a bug
> against such packages?
> W. Borgert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I disagree. GUI apps in Linux are so wildly disparate that knowing the
basic architecture is pretty important for me to decide whether or not I