Re: Review for package description
On Wed, 29 Jul 2009, Justin B Rye wrote:
> Mauro Lizaur wrote:
> > Package: python-iso8583
> > Description: ISO8583 Python library
> > This library provides a pure Python interface to work with
> > the ISO8583, the Standard for Financial Transaction Card Originated
> > Messages - Interchange message specifications.
> > The vast majority of transactions made at Automated Teller
> > Machines and the MasterCard and Visa networks use ISO 8583
> > at some point.
> Mainly I'd take "Python" out of the short description (it's already
> in the package name, the debtags, and the archive section!) and
> replace it with a clue to what ISO 8583 is. Also, make the title of
> the ISO standard more clearly a quote. I'd suggest:
Yeah, you're right. It was kinda obvious.
> Description: library for ISO 8583 transactions
> This library provides a pure Python interface for electronic
> transactions using ISO 8583 ("Standard for Financial Transaction
> Card Originated Messages - Interchange message specifications").
> The vast majority of transactions made at Automated Teller
> Machines and the MasterCard and Visa networks use ISO 8583
> at some point.
That's much better than the one I wrote, thanks!
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