Bug#142324: ER] Should add homepage URL in package description
Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 10:41:52AM +0200, Eric Estievenart wrote:
> > "There is no simple way to access a package/project homepage
> > from the debian package description pages
> > (e.g. http://packages.debian.org/unstable/interpreters/python2.1.html)"
> > Such information could also be used by admin tools like gnome-apt and
> > others to make a browser point to the url if the user requests it.
> If you're filing this on dpkg, you're requesting a new field. But your bug
> title (subject) mentions descriptions. Which do you prefer?
Well, by "description", I meant "list of fields describing the package",
and not the "Description" field.
Probably adding a field would be more efficient because it would not
require the tools to parse the description field (and some description
already contain urls which are not the homepage).
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