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The folders XXX.dist-info/ and XXX.egg-info/ hold metadata for Python modules. Those files are not documentation even though some of their names carry the .txt file extension.

Python modules can be both public and private.

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This screen masks the tag package-contains-documentation-outside-usr-share-doc.

The screen is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the masking logic for this version at commit ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian screen python/egg/metadata.

The screen masked 13094 hints in 3769 source packages.

We also found 139 overrides. They can be removed.