Re: On package description quality
debacle <email@example.com> a tapoté :
> 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?
Check the debian policy.
(Well, why do you expect someone else to search thru the documentation
what you are looking for?)
This page may be helpful, however it's not official.
Not a native english speaker: