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Re: [yast-devel] Displaying Package Descriptions
  • From: Johannes Meixner <jsmeix@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 15:34:28 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LNX.2.00.1009071528230.17277@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


On Sep 7 13:48 Karl Eichwalder wrote (shortened):
There seems to be doubt about displaying package descriptions. What do
we want to do with lists within a package description? For example, see
the squid3 package...

The description in the squid3.spec file looks better
(not perfect but better)
$ osc cat openSUSE:Factory squid3 squid3.spec | less
Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and
more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and
reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access
controls and makes a great server accelerator.

Squid 3.0 represents a major rewrite of Squid and has a number of new

The most important of these are: - Code converted to C++, with
significant internal restructuring and rewrites.

- ICAP implementation (RFC 3507 and

- Edge Side Includes (ESI) implementation (

Most user-facing changes are reflected in squid.conf.

If at least empty lines (i.e character sequences like \n\n)
would be recognized as separators which result at least
a line break, it would probably look better.

Kind Regards
Johannes Meixner
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Maxfeldstrasse 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
AG Nuernberg, HRB 16746, GF: Markus Rex
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