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Bug#139957: period at the end of short description?

On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 01:10:14AM -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> Package: debian-policy
> Severity: minor
> Tags: patch
> Hi, this is not a major problem, but I'd like to see a bit more
> consistency among the package descriptions.  The attached patch should
> be self-explanatory.  A quick analysis of the Packages file suggests
> there is already a rough consensus in agreement.

> --- /usr/share/doc/debian-policy/policy.sgml.gz
> +++ /tmp/policy.sgml.new
>  	    The single line synopsis should be kept brief - certainly
> -	    under 80 characters.
> +	    under 80 characters.  This should be a sentence fragment
> +	    which summarizes the key features provided by the package.
> +	    It should not end in a full stop (`.').

I second this.

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