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Re: Bug#294351: Please extend 9.4's ellipsis style requirement tocover maintainer scripts and dpkg

On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 19:30:24 +0100, Adam Heath wrote:
> Does policy enforce output styles elsewhere?

Section 9.4, which is what this discussion was originally about, describes
how initscript output should look.

> Does anything parse the output of these commands?

That, I don't know.  I would hope not, dpkg's output it is localized.

> Maybe a best practices guide, but to mandate a particular style, hardly not.

Actually it wasn't a question of mandating -- just of not restricting
certain bits of advice to initscripts.

I'm letting the matter drop here.
Thomas Hood

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