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Re: Usability: Technical details in package descriptions?

On Thu, 2005-07-21 at 19:58 +0200, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> nstead of putting it in the first sentence, the second paragraph would
> be a fine place to mention details like this, satisfying both novice and
> advanced users.

But why bother, when debtags does "implemented-in" does the job better?
Extra verbiage in the long description that adds no value for most users
is best simply left out.  It will just make the description a longer
read (not to mention introducing possible "false hits" in an apt-cache
search) which is a net negative effect on the users that don't need or
want this information.


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