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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