Lintian Reports

W too-long-short-description-in-templates

All reports of too-long-short-description-in-templates for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The short description should be kept short (50 characters or so) so that it may be accommodated by most debconf interfaces. Keeping it short also helps translators, as usually translations tend to end up being longer than the original.

Refer to Debian Developer's Reference section 6.5.3.2 (Description: short and extended description) for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: certain

Check: debconf, Type: binary, udeb, source

Evolution of the too-long-short-description-in-templates Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the too-long-short-description-in-templates tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 2, overridden: 0, total: 2

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partman-base 191 (udeb)