Fixing package descriptions

Jorge O. Castro jorge at
Tue Nov 9 08:12:38 PST 2010

Hi everyone,

At the Ubuntu Developer Summit I was made aware of efforts to make
package descriptions suck less for users. Here's what we have so far:

I was made aware that openSUSE and Debian were also interested in
improving these descriptions, so I thought I'd start a thread on what
efforts each distribution has made in this area and if there's any
places where we could share work on this as there's plenty of overlap
here. Thanks!

Jorge Castro
Canonical Ltd.
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