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Re: What I'm going to do: Was: RFC: Description text in packages



Richard Hughes (hughsient gmail com) said: 
> >  Personally I think the use of '"', ., *, •, o or ∘ ... are fine, just
> > as long as all the tools are displaying the same non-invisible bytes².
> 
> Right, this discussion is going nowhere, and there are a lot of egos in
> play.

Pointed out without other comment.

> ---------------------------------------------
> This is a spec file description or
> an update description in bohdi.
> 
> The following things 'were' fixed:
> - Fix `dave'
> - Fubar update because of "security"
> --------------------------------------------
> 
> This will be converted by gnome-packagekit into:
> 
> ---------------------------------------------
> This is a spec file description or an update description in bohdi.
> 
> The following things ‘were’ fixed:
> • Fix ‘dave’
> • Fubar update because of “security”
> ---------------------------------------------

Dumb question. All the complaints I've seen that come in are
about word-wrapping, but your main example is about character
escaping/transliteration. Why not just do the word-wrapping, and
leave it at that? (Note that PK at the moment wordwraps badly,
which causes other issues.)

Bill


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