[Pkg-fonts-devel] [Pkg-fonts-commits] [libspiro] 04/09: Description field is fixed by removing extra space and article "a" in the beginning.

Vasudev Kamath kamathvasudev at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 07:01:27 UTC 2013

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Christian PERRIER <bubulle at debian.org> wrote:
> It's mentioned somewhere that avoiding capitals is encouraged (for
> two reasons: overall consistency, better sorting.....and the fact that
> the synopsis should be written to fit "This package provide a|an <synopsis>"

I see I will take care of this in future packages of mine.

>> Its weird even lintian didn't complain about it. Anyway will you fix it
>> or shall I fix it and push? I will add it to my todo list for now.
> It's more or less on purpose: this is a minor problem and having
> lintian complain would lead dozens of package maintainers to suddenly
> "fix" their descriptions, therefore ruining many existing translations
> in the DDTP (even though the DDTP is ill nowadays, it's still working
> for many packages).

I might have a couple of them with capitals but if I fix that it might
cause problem with DDTP so is there any way to co-ordinate these
chages with DDTP?

> I fixed these package descriptions (and also the long descriptions as
> the first paragraph was not a sentence).
> Working on an upload right now.

Thanks Christian!


Vasudev Kamath

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