Hi, * Paul Cager <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007-01-01 16:13]: > > Hi, > > * Mikhail Gusarov <email@example.com> [2007-01-01 14:13]: > >> After watching debian-mentors@ for a some time, I've found two types > >> of suggestions frequenly advised to the packagers: > >> > >> * Removing empty lines from the end of debian/copyright, > >> debian/changelog > >> > >> * Using two spaces before 'Homepage:' field in package description. > >> > >> Do they look like candidates to the lintan tests (level I:, probably)? > > > > I guess not since this is not defined in the policy. Maybe > > if Homepage becomes a real control field. > > Kind regards > > Nico > > The policy *does* distinguish between lines starting with one space > (paragraphs with word-wrapping) and lines starting with two or more spaces > (non-wrapped if panning is possible, otherwise hard-wrapped), so I think > there is a strong policy basis for the "Homepage" comment. That was not my point I also know this. But how should lintian know if the packager wants some field displayed verbatim if its not a field defined in the policy. Thats why I think it would be better to have a lintian check on it when it is. Kind regards Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de JAB: firstname.lastname@example.org - GPG: 0x73647CFF Forget about that mouse with 3/4/5 buttons, gimme a keyboard with 103/104/105 keys!
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