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Bug#758402: ITP: python-xstatic-jquery.quicksearch -- jQuery.quicksearch XStatic support



Hi David,

Thanks for this message. I would welcome indeed any change to this long
description, reviewed by the d-l-english team!

On 08/17/2014 09:08 PM, David Prévot wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> 
> If you’re going to introduce many similar packages in the archive, may I
> recommend a proofread of the common description by d-l-english, CCed?
> 
> Among ugly things that strikes me as odd:
> - weird upper case emphasis (e.g., YOUR, MINIMAL);
> - incorrect upstream reference (e.g.,
> s/javascript/JavaScript/;s/java/Java/;s/js/JavaScript/;s/linux/Linux/;s/bsd/BSD/;s/windows/Windows/)

These are copy/past from the upstream stuff, but as it is often the
case, it shall be improved.

> Some parts may be of little relevance for a Debian package too:
>>  By having static files in packages, it is also easier to build virtual envs,
>>  support linux/bsd/... distribution package maintainers and even windows
>>  installs using the same mechanism.

I do believe this is relevant. The point of the XStatic packages is that
they are available using "pip install", which make them universal. This
is a very good "selling point" for Python developers, and will push them
to use XStatic rather than embedding static files directly in their
python module/app.

Of course, this can be changed to something like "it is also easier to
build virtual envs, which will work in any distribution" if you think
that's more relevant.

Cheers,

Thomas Goirand (zigo)


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