Quoting Stefano Zacchiroli (email@example.com): > Hi, at http://sockmel.bononia.it/~zack/homepage-field/ I'm collecting > some numbers about the usage of the new homepage field in debian/control > vs that of the old pseudo-field in package description. > > There should be all the info needed for a wish-list mass-bug filing ( > is a direct link to a dd-list, so that people can check for false > positives), though right now is probably too early (4'000 packages to > go), but I'm not sure about the current policies for mass-bug filings. May I point you to http://wiki.debian.org/DpkgHomepageFieldTransition ;? A plan is detailed there, which is the consequence of discussions back in September. IIRC (I can't check online right now), it was agreed that a lintian check would help a lot *before* the MBF, in order to minimize the size of the MBF. If you automate some data collection (which is good), I suggest you link this on that wiki page.
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