Re: What about use xml for descriptions of packages?
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On 05/25/08 08:17, Neil Williams wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-05-25 at 15:07 +0200, Fernando Cerezal wrote:
>> <item>A description with lines</item>
> Is an extra 13 characters per line, per description, per package.
> 13 x 10 x 20,000 = bloat.
It would probably be more like one paragraph per <item></item>.
>> <p>The program foo is used for help you in your task<p> <img
> Now that really is out of the question - please remember that the
> packages descriptions go into the dpkg database which is already too
What's an extra few MB plus parsing overhead when "everyone" has
250GB HDDs, multi-core 64-bit CPUs and 2+GB RAM?
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
ESPN makes baseball players better.
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