Bug#480322: Description could be better formatted

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Fri May 9 13:38:01 UTC 2008

Package: gnome-terminal
Version: 2.22.1-1
Severity: minor


Back in February there was a discussion on debian-devel about descriptions
of some packages that include lists which shouldn't be reformatted.
It's at:

If you look at your package description on:
then you can see the problem.

The list in the description gets reformatted.

You can prevent this by starting a line in the Description field with two
spaces as per:

The lines in your package that could be fixed are:
 - Access a UNIX shell in the GNOME environment.                                 - Run any application that is designed to run on VT102, VT220, and xterm

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