Re: Bug#456519: ITP: pystock -- watch Chinese stock stats
On Dec 16, 2007 9:44 PM, Guus Sliepen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 09:28:58PM +0800, LI Daobing wrote:
> > > > Author: yetist <email@example.com>
> > >
> > > The author should not be mentioned in the long description.
> > >
> > Hmmm, some other packages also put author in description (e.g. zh-autoconvert).
> > Why It should not be put here?
> The Debian policy only mentions this about the long description: "The
> extended description should describe what the package does and how it
> relates to the rest of the system (in terms of, for example, which
> subsystem it is which part of)." Of course, it does not forbid including
> the name of the author. But maybe it is better to include a Homepage:
> field in the debian/control file, that way people who want to know more
> about a package than just a description of what it does can find out
> much more information, including the name of the author.
This package is rather small, and he has no homepage. The upstream
author put it at a public download place. I have mention this
download place in copyright file.