Re: DEP-5: Comment field
Lars Wirzenius <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> The Comment field has been suggested for DEP-5.
> There is a pretty clear consensus that we want it. Thus, I propose this
> to be added to the section explaining fields in the header (the
> paragraph with Format etc):
> * **`Comment`**
> * Optional
> * Single occurrence per paragraph, can occur in each paragraph.
> * Value: formatted text, no synopsis
> * Description: This field can provide additional information. For
> example, it might quote an e-mail from the Debian ftpmaster team
> justifying why the license is acceptable to the main archive, or
> an explanation of how this version of the package has been forked
> from a version known to be DFSG-free, even though the current
> upstream version is not.
> Comments on Comment?
Looks fine to me, although as a very minor point I'd replace Debian
ftpmaster team with upstream, since that's the more typical case.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>