[debian-freedict] Package descriptions -- less technical

Stuart A. Yeates syeates at gmail.com
Thu May 16 23:25:42 UTC 2013

Where we know it, it might be useful to have the source and target
languages in their native language / script and/or their language code(s),
to aid findability.

On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 6:27 PM, Sebastian Humenda <shumenda at gmx.de> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I guess we all agree that the package descriptions for the packages should
> be
> auto generated. I current have something like this (first line is the short
> description for package lists):
> ~~~
> Description: Latin-German dictionary for the dict server/client
>  This is the Latin-German dictionary from the FreeDict project in version
> 0.4.
>  It contains 7334 headwords (FreeDict status: small). It can be used for
> the
>  dict server in conjungtion with a dict client.
> ~~~
> The last sentence is a bit to technical. On one hand the user should know
> that a
> dict client is necessary, on the other hand some (not that technical) users
> might get confused by that. We could of course write: a dict client such as
> kdict or GNOME-dict. But this list should be complete then (at least for
> available Debian packages), otherwise we discriminate an application.
> BTW, the whole package description is open for suggestions!
> Opinions on the topic?
> Thanks
> Sebastian
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