[arch-dev-public] [core] Updated Upstream URLs and Package Descriptions - 20080929

Jud jud at judfilm.net
Tue Sep 30 21:49:51 EDT 2008

> Wow, you sunk a lot of time into this. :)

Thanks for your kind words. Anything to help Arch be a better Distro.

> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 6:31 AM, Jud <jud at judfilm.net> wrote:
> > Hi Devs,
> >
> > I have been looking at the Arch [core] packages and have noticed
> > some issues, could you please take at look and where possible
> > rectify them as soon as possible? Thank-you. <Arch Linux>
> > Dan McGee
> > dash
> > Update Description?: A POSIX-compliant shell that aims to be as
> > small as possible without sacrificing speed
> The upstream description from the website is basically what I have now
> (http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/dash/), so I'm actually going to
> leave it.


> A lot of these suggestions look great, but we don't need to pedantic
> here with our exact casing in case people can't figure out the
> often-stupid naming schemes of their favorite programs. Another thing
> to keep in mind- any description that includes the name of the package
> or starts with "<packagename> is..." is too verbose. Keeping
> descriptions to one line is also ideal as it keeps -Ss output clean.

ok, thanks for the tips. I'll have another look over them.

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