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Bug#493778: Insanely long package description for texlive-latex-extra

On Mi, 06 Apr 2011, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Moreover, the nature of the list makes it constantly changing...or
> never up-to-date...which gives the same result : it is impossible to
> translate in the DDTP.

But it is the list of packages included, and as Hauke said, the main
aim is to allow people to easily search for a CTAN packages.

Often people will get the hint: Install the LaTeX package foobar.
Now, how to find out where it is contained? Now it is an easy apt-cache
call. Otherwise there is no way.

> Please move that crazy list to README.Debian and give a decent
> description to the package.

What do you consider "decent"?

I consider useful as decent.

Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
JAIST, Japan                                 TeX Live & Debian Developer
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