[packagekit] Multinline package descriptions
hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 00:34:38 PST 2008
On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 21:14 +0100, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> I made some efforts to provide multiline package descriptions in the apt
> backend: Basically each paragraph is in one line.
Yes, this is what we do in yum:
replace \n\n with XXX
replace \n with " "
replace XXX with \n
> Too make the descriptions more readable I would like to add a margin of
> 2 pixels left, right and above of each paragraph in the textview.
Sounds good to me.
> But this doesn't look very well for descriptions with fixed lines.
You mean the bullet list?
> So I am interested in what kind of descriptions are provided by other
99.9% of packages in Fedora just have a single paragragh so I've never
thought about a mult-para descriptions.
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