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Bug#108416: Format of short description should be mandated

On Sun, Aug 12, 2001 at 07:58:36PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 12, 2001 at 08:19:37PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > Uh, you're using musts for the wrong thing again. Packages aren't going
> > to get thrown out of the distro because of dodgy descriptions, even if
> > they're absolutely, unambiguously in the wrong.
> Where did I say package descriptions "MUST" be accurate?
> Please re-read my mail.
> I said they "MUST" not duplicate the short description of another
> package, and that they "MUST" not exceed 80 characters total.

So the description for gcc-2.95 is not the same as the one for gcc-3.0?
Likewise for shared library's of differing soversions?


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