Re: [devel-ref] author/homepage in description
Josip Rodin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 01:17:28PM -0600, Adam DiCarlo wrote:
> > > The point was validly raised in a previous thread that using these means
> > > changing packages twice in the event that dpkg is eventually changed.
> > That I don't follow.
> Scenario: we start using XK-<foo> now, then wait for it to become common
> practice, dpkg gets changed to support <foo>, all those packages that have
> XK-<foo> need another change to s/XK-//.
> It's better to register a new field now, and start using that. That way we
> avoid extra work later.
Fine, once the field is added, I'll use it. Until then, I think it's
best to just use the description field. That way it's visible to
users. Using the XK-Homepage field or whatever would be quite
As for the extra work, it doesn't matter.
...Adam Di Carlo..<email@example.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>