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Re: On package description quality

On Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 02:25:57PM +0000, debacle wrote:
> Hi,
> 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?
> Cheers,
> -- 
> W. Borgert <debacle@debian.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 
want it.

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