[Python-modules-team] Bug#480341: Description could be better formatted

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Fri May 9 14:04:30 UTC 2008

Package: python-mysqldb
Version: 1.2.2-6
Severity: minor


Back in February there was a discussion on debian-devel about descriptions
of some packages that include lists which shouldn't be reformatted.
It's at:

If you look at your package description on:
then you can see the problem.

The list in the description gets reformatted.

You can prevent this by starting a line in the Description field with two
spaces as per:

The lines in your package that could be fixed are:
 + Thread-friendliness (threads will not block each other)
 + Compatibility with MySQL-3.23 and later
Alternatively you can just use one space but separate each item with a
blank line.

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