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documentation/2174: checklist.html, DESCR should be 80 characters wide
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>Synopsis: checklist.html, DESCR should be 80 characters wide
>Arrival-Date: Mon Nov 12 04:30:01 MST 2001
>Originator: Nick Nauwelaerts
System : OpenBSD 3.0-current
Machine : i386
As previously reported on email@example.com it's a good idea to wrap the linewidth of the pkg/DESCR file to about 80 characters, this can be done easily by using fmt. Since I have often wondered about this as well perhaps it's a good idea to add it to the documentation, checklist.html is this case.
--- checklist.html.orig Mon Nov 12 12:04:41 2001
+++ checklist.html Mon Nov 12 12:07:04 2001
@@ -308,7 +308,9 @@
DESCR is a longer description of the port. One to a few paragraphs
-concisely explaining what the port does is sufficient.
+concisely explaining what the port does is sufficient. It is also advised to
+wrap your lines at 80 characters. This can be done by first editing the DESCR
+file and then running it through 'fmt -w 80'.
PLIST is kept empty at this point.