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Re: [devel-ref] author/homepage in description

On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 11:49:55PM +0100, Denis Barbier wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 04:30:30PM -0600, Adam DiCarlo wrote:
> [...]
> > I don't think think this level of information for
> > developers/contributors is appropriate for debian/control and pkg
> > info.  It's audience is too limited for the amount of bloat this will
> > add to the repository.
> > If anything, you could dictate this could be suggested or required in
> > a /usr/share/doc/<pkg>/README or README.Debian file?
> Putting it in a README file won't help, it can't be automatically
> extracted.  The problem is that debian/control is the only file
> with a parsable format, maybe such infos could be added to another
> file, say debian/infos, in a standardized manner.

I doubt that translators will need to extract such information in an
automatic manner.



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