A subset of the reports of extended-description-is-probably-too-short for the archive. Unfortunately the full list is too long, so only 1024 instances are listed on this page. At most 3 tags are shown per package. If you need the full list of tags, please download the lintian.log.gz file and extract the data you need.
The extended description of this tag is:
The extended description (the lines after the first line of the "Description:" field) is only one or two lines long. The extended description should provide a user with enough information to decide whether they want to install this package, what it contains, and how it compares to similar packages. One or two lines is normally not enough to do this.
Refer to Debian Developer's Reference section 6.2.1 (General guidelines for package descriptions) and Debian Developer's Reference section 6.2.3 (The long description) for details.
Severity: minor, Certainty: possible
Check: description, Type: binary, udeb
Evolution of the extended-description-is-probably-too-short Lintian tag over the past 366 days:
Emitted (non-overridden): 7667, overridden: 61, total: 7728
The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.