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Re: length of a package extended description

On 2015-01-10 17:27:39 +0100, Guillem Jover wrote:
> I also think it would be best to switch that Description to use list
> syntax. Daniel Burrows prepared a policy proposal some time ago, and
> did some analysis:
>   <https://wiki.debian.org/Aptitude%3A%3AParse-Description-Bullets%3Dtrue>
> the analysis might be outdated by now, but given that this aptitude
> option has been on by default for a long time I'd expect problems would
> have been reported over time. It would still be nice to standardize on
> something like the above.

Yes, I think this would be great. I also suppose that this would
help rendering with screen readers and Braille displays (I'm not
concerned, so I'm not sure, but this is important, IMHO).

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