Bug#582053: jed: Improvements to package description

Reuben Thomas rrt at sc3d.org
Mon May 17 22:12:01 UTC 2010

Package: jed
Severity: minor

The first line of the package description does not read smoothly. How
about changing:

 Jed is a small, fast (faster startup than bash) and powerful text editor.


 Jed is a small, fast and powerful text editor, yet starts faster than bash.

? (Note: the current version conflates two different sorts of speed:
speed of startup, and speed of operation. Jed is fast in both senses.)

In the "Editing functions" and "Tools" paragraphs, use comma not
semi-colon to separate the elements of the lists.

Add a paragraph break before "Modes for markup languages", or remove
the line break.

Some small things: "Gnome" -> "GNOME"; "Openoffice" -> "OpenOffice";
"incremenntal searches" -> "incremental search"; "SH" -> "sh"; "NROFF"
-> "nroff".
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.4
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages jed depends on:
pn  jed-common                  <none>       (no description available)
ii  libc6                       2.7-18lenny2 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libgpm2                     1.20.4-3.1   General Purpose Mouse - shared lib
ii  libslang2                   2.1.3-3      The S-Lang programming library - r

jed recommends no packages.

Versions of packages jed suggests:
pn  gpm                           <none>     (no description available)

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