Subject: Re: DESCR per operating system
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/12/2003 20:00:35
On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:

> they should be moved to MESSAGE, then.

That is an idea, but the DESCR is often used when generating READMEs or
other quick DESCRiptions of the package.

The MESSAGE is usually looked at after the package is installed.

For example, some DESCR may suggest looking at a different software

   Jeremy C. Reed