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Bug#108416: Format of short description should be mandated

On Sat, Aug 11, 2001 at 08:02:08PM +0200, Sebastian Rittau wrote:
> Package: debian-policy
> Version:
> Severity: wishlist
> Currently, most package start the short package description with a
> capital letter, but some don't. Also, some short descriptions end
> with a period, some don't. I think, policy [should] state, what is correct.

It doesn't really matter, because you can change all Description: fields to
have the first letter capitalized and to have a full stop with a oneliner in
the package management program.

However, there's the issue of whether the short description should be
formulated as a sentence or as a title...

     2. That which causes joy or happiness.

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