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Re: Homepage-field in description

"Margarita Manterola" <margamanterola@gmail.com> writes:

> On 6/14/06, Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:
>> The space is necessary; it tells package front-ends to not wrap the line.
>> See Policy 5.6.13.
> I guess you are referring to:
> "Those starting with two or more spaces. These will be displayed
> verbatim. If the display cannot be panned horizontally, the displaying
> program will line wrap them "hard" (i.e., without taking account of
> word breaks). If it can they will be allowed to trail off to the
> right. None, one or two initial spaces may be deleted, but the number
> of spaces deleted from each line will be the same (so that you can
> have indenting work correctly, for example)."
> When the URL is something like http://www.myniceproject.org, I don't
> see that would be the difference in having the extra space or not.
> And the extra space doesn't look nice in the description, nor does it
> look nice in the http://packages.debian.org page, and I doubt it looks
> nice in synaptic either.  Therefore, I prefer not to add an extra
> space, because I prefer my URLs to look just as the rest of the text.
> Policy does not talk about URLs, it just explains what the extra space is for.

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