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Re: [DEP-5] [patch] Syntax of the files.

Lars Wirzenius <liw@liw.fi> writes:

> I propose, in the description of the License field:

>         * Remaining lines: Each non-empty line of the license text
>         should be prefixed by a single space or TAB character. Empty
>         lines should be replaced with a line consisting of a space or
>         TAB followed by a period. (Empty lines lines contain nothing, or
>         only whitespace
>         characters.) If a debian/copyright file is formatted for
>         display, the license text is not expected to be word-wrapped,
>         but displayed as if it were program code, so that license text
>         that uses one of the many conventions for plain text formatting
>         will display OK.

Sounds fine to me, except that the parenthetical is missing some words.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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