Bug#698408: Weak package description

Martin Eberhard Schauer Martin.E.Schauer at gmx.de
Fri Jan 18 06:13:39 UTC 2013

Package: rev-plugins
Version: 0.3.1-2
Severity: wishlist
X-Debbugs-CC: debian-l10n-english at lists.debian.org

Dear Multimedia Maintainers,
thank you for maintaining rev-plugins.

I'm sorry that to me the package description seems problematic. And I'm 
that it's "just a library" that gets pulled in. The average user should not
need the description to decide whether he needs it …

  - It uses uncommon (FP) and misspelled abbreviations (LADSPA = Linux Audio
    Developer's Simple Plugin API). (1)
  - There are "plugins" in the package name, but there is just one 
plugin inside.
    But that seems to originate from upstream. (2)
  - For people who don't know gverb the comparison is quite useless.

I would be more comfortable with something like:

Description: reverb LADSPA plugin
  This reverb features two inputs for stereo operation,
  and some code to prevent floating point denormalisation.

Kind regards,

1: http://www.ladspa.org/
2: http://kokkinizita.linuxaudio.org/linuxaudio/ladspa/index.html

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