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Re: Position of the generic description

Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org> writes:

> Wasn't at some point proposed to include the generic part of the description 
> _at the end_?

> I'm now used to finding the different part of the description at the end, 
> but I remember at the beginning it was annoying having to skip a bunch of 
> text.

I've looked at doing that for my packages, but in a lot of cases the
specific part doesn't make a whole lot of sense without the context of the
generic part.  One tends to use a bunch of terms that are then defined in
the generic part.  So it reads better as English prose the other way

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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