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Re: RFC: fix summary text for lots of packages



On Sun, 2008-11-23 at 09:26 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-11-22 at 18:56 +0100, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> > Also your "simple hacky tool" produces a lot of false positives:
> >       * acpi    Command-line ACPI client (try to remove ACPI from
> > summary)
> >       * barcode generates barcodes from text strings
> >       * ccid    Generic USB CCID smart card reader driver
> >       * contacts        Contacts addressbook
> >       * dialog  A utility for creating TTY dialog boxes
> > The problem with these packages it not the summary but the generic
> > name of the package. This is something we cannot change.
> 
> Right, some of those are false positives, but "Contacts addressbook"
> could quite easily become "Easy to use address book"
Any program claims to be "easy to use", no matter how broken it's UI may
be.


> As a point of interest, _tons_ of
> people have modified spec files in the last 24 hours, so I consider the
> activity worthwhile, even if some people are pretty pissed off at me.
IMO, you are painting bike sheds and wasting people's time.




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