Missing information on pages below http://packages.debian.org
I use http://packages.debian.org/stable/utils/logtool and
http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/debconf as examples.
I am new to *nix generally and Debian in particular though
I've been a computer user since the early 60's.
Linux encourages the user to know what goes on "under the
hood". Several times on email@example.com I've
been pointed to pages under this hierarchy. The results have
been uniformly unsatisfying.
I think this could be remedied in part by a link to a more
verbose description of the package. A link to the
developer's home page my be satisfactory as is done for
http://packages.debian.org/stable/utils/logtool. I think
more generally a link to the manpage at
http://manpages.debian.net/ should be a minimal standard. In
the first example I found the developer's page to whet my
interest but not answer all my questions. In the second it
was going to the "see also" links of the manpage was the