tux99-mga at uridium.org
Sun Oct 24 02:09:38 CEST 2010
On Sun, 24 Oct 2010, Michael Scherer wrote:
> Le dimanche 24 octobre 2010 Ã 00:59 +0200, Tux99 a Ã©crit :
> > I 100% agree with that and this is something that the packagers really
> > should do. What's the point in packaging up a great useful app, but then
> > saving time on the description so nobody but a few insiders use it,
> > because nobody know what it is for?
> > Even I still come across packages I have never heard of and then wonder
> > what they are for, immagine a newbie who doesn't really know any of the
> > Linux apps by name.
> Well, writing better description is a task that do not requires
> technical knowledge, and that any packagers could do, if people send a
Come on... the effort of adding a decent description is minimal for a
packager, the effort for a normal user of making a patch is much
higher, this is not a very friendly answer towards the users...
> Since I never received anything for my own packages for this kind of
> problem, shall I assume that my packages are fine ?
I don't know which ones are your packages, this wasn't meant personally
towards you or anyone specific, I don't think including a decent package
description in all Mageia packages (each packager for their own
packages) is such a bad or hard thing to ask for.
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