Lintian Reports (Beta Testing)

W description-synopsis-starts-with-article

The first line of the "Description:" should omit any initial indefinite or definite article: "a", "an", or "the". A good heuristic is that it should be possible to substitute the package name and synopsis into this formula:

The package name provides {a,an,the,some} synopsis.

Refer to Debian Developer's Reference section 6.2.2 (The package synopsis, or short description) for details.

Severity: warning

Check: fields/description

These source packages in the archive trigger the tag.