Re: length of a package extended description
> Every extra line is only an extra byte, after all.
Empty lines, however, require three. (Space period LF)
> It would probably be ideal if there was a better way of indicating which
> latex modules were in each texlive package than currently, but until a
> better method is found, this is probably the best of bad options.
Mmh. Granted that people might want to "apt-cache search texlive
PACKAGENAME", the package description should just contain a list of
included CTAN modules. Just drop the descriptions.
-- Matthias Urlichs