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Bug#209948: marked as done (The package description does not follow Debian policy)

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Package: libtw-dev
Version: 3.0.3-4
Severity: important
Justification: section 2.3.3

Your package does not comply with the policy as it does not provide
a proper extended descrition. Policy section 2.3.3 states:

     The description should be written so that it gives the system
     administrator enough information to decide whether to install the

Take in account that package descriptions are very important to administrators
to determine wether a package is (or isn't) useful for them and are
used by package frontends in order to implement keyword-based searchs
(samples include command line tools such as 'apt-cache search X'
or 'grep-dctrl -F Description X' or even fancier interfaces such as

If you need help to provide a proper description for your package you
are advised to digest the README/manpages/HTML files provided by the package
or, as a last resort, request help at the debian-devel mailing list.

If this package is being generated from a single source package and 
you already provide a full description in your control file for the
main package, you might want to use it automatically in sub-packages. If this
is the case consider using ${description}, and debian/substvars. 

This report has been automatically generated and the main reason is that
the package has an extended description which is only one line long.


Javier Fernandez-Sanguino

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at debian-devel started by 
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From: tb@debian.org (Thomas Bushnell, BSG)
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Subject: Bug#209948: fixed in twin 0.4.0-7
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Source: twin
Source-Version: 0.4.0-7

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
twin, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/t/twin/libtw-dev_3.0.3-7_powerpc.deb
  to pool/main/t/twin/libtw_3.0.3-7_powerpc.deb
  to pool/main/t/twin/twin_0.4.0-7.diff.gz
  to pool/main/t/twin/twin_0.4.0-7.dsc
  to pool/main/t/twin/twin_0.4.0-7_powerpc.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 209948@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@debian.org> (supplier of updated twin package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Mon,  9 Aug 2004 15:17:22 -0700
Source: twin
Binary: libtw-dev libtw twin
Architecture: source powerpc
Version: 0.4.0-7
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <packages@qa.debian.org>
Changed-By: Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@debian.org>
 libtw      - a Text mode WINdow environment - required library
 libtw-dev  - a Text mode WINdow environment library, development
 twin       - a Text mode WINdow environment
Closes: 209948
 twin (0.4.0-7) unstable; urgency=low
   * QA Upload.
   * Provide better description of libtw-dev.  (Closes: #209948)
   * debian/control, debian/rules: Bump revision.  Grr.
 7924ffeb565cd9b566d504ffc2ff18dc 632 utils optional twin_0.4.0-7.dsc
 291d00226cdb274b0ab3730cb57a301a 7243 utils optional twin_0.4.0-7.diff.gz
 62e581920f100ae2c9426f20e305d2bc 254350 utils optional twin_0.4.0-7_powerpc.deb
 18a6f1cd6040ee0b39bb7adee1af71ee 132082 libs optional libtw_3.0.3-7_powerpc.deb
 c711c1a37498c2e056c29a21b9da426e 198310 devel optional libtw-dev_3.0.3-7_powerpc.deb

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