Re: Date and Upsteam-URL fields
Vincent Danjean <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Kai Hendry wrote:
>> Many package descriptions have a Website: field already. It should just
>> be in policy too, to promote this good helpful practice.
> For now, it is in the developper reference (and it is ' Homepage:' at
> the end of the long description):
And I think most everyone agrees that parsing a free-form text field for
structured data is a nasty hack. If we're going to encourage packages to
include this information, we should make it a blessed packaging field so
that parsers don't have to grovel through the long description and guess.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>