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Re: RFC: Better formatting for long descriptions



On Fri, 2009-03-20 at 19:03 +0000, Neil Williams wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Mar 2009 14:45:09 +0100 (CET)
> Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> wrote:
> 
> > I tried to find a clear advise how to reasonable format lists inside long
> > descriptions of packages.  The only thing I know is that lines with two
> > leading spaces is considered verbose. 
> 
> Packages.gz is already 26Mb - I'd like to find ways to shorten the
> package descriptions, not lengthen it. :-(

Yeah, I'm sure being consistent about whether we use 2 or 3 spaces for
indented lists in descriptions is going to make that file a lot harder
to compress.

Cheers,
Julien


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