extended-description-is-probably-too-short

All reports of extended-description-is-probably-too-short for the archive. 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 240 days:

History of extended-description-is-probably-too-short

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debathena-account-repair 1.0-0debathena4~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-aclocal 1.1.4-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-afs-config 1.25~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-apparmor-config 1.2.9.1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-archive-keyring 1.5~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-athinfod-cluster-config 1.8~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-athrun 10.3.1-0debathena4~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-attachandrun 10.3.1-0debathena4~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-authwatch 10.1.1-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-auto-update 1.48~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-chromium-config 1.3~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-chrony-config 1.5~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-clients 1.0.4~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-cluster 1.13~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-console 1.0~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-counterlog 1.9-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-cups 0.1.1 (binary)


debathena-dent 10.0.1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-discuss 10.0.17-0debathena2~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-discuss-ng 1.1.1-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-dns-config 1.11~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-dotfiles 10.0.35~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-emacs-config 1.5.3~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-extra-software-nox 1.6~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-firefox-extension 10.2.3-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-from-config 1.5.5~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-gathlogout 10.0.0-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-gdm 1.0 (binary)


debathena-gdm-config 1.43~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-gettime 10.0.1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-grenew 10.0.3-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-hesiod-config 1.6~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-hostinfo 10.1.1-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-just 10.0.0-0debathena3~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-larvnet 10.0.10-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-ldap-config 1.10~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-lert 10.0.2-0debathena2~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-libathdir-dev 10.1.1-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-libathdir0 10.1.1-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-liblocker 10.0.2-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-liblocker-dev 10.0.2-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-libxj-dev 10.0.3-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-license-config 1.3~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-lightdm-config 1.13.2~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-locker 1.5~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-locker-menu 1.12~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-locker-support 10.4.7-0debathena2~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-login 1.1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-lprng-config 1.10~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-machtype 10.5.13~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-maybe-apparmor 1.1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-moira-gui 1.4-0debathena2~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-msmtp-config 1.9.3~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-nautilus-afs 2.1.1-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-nmh-config 1.1.8~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-ntp-config 1.6~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-pam-config 1.25~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-pharos-support 1.1.1-0debathena2~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-plymouth-config 1.1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-pyhesiodfs 1.1-0debathena5~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-quota-config 1.5~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-rs 10.0.5-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-sendbug 10.1.1-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-ssh-client 0.2.1 (binary)


debathena-ssh-client-config 1.9~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-ssh-server 0.2.2 (binary)


debathena-ssh-server-config 1.12~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-ssl-certificates 1.6-0debathena2~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-syslog-config 1.10~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-tellme 1.4.3-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-tex-extras 1.3-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-transcript-glue 1.2~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-xcluster 10.1.1-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


debathena-xdsc 10.1-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


libmail-expandaliases-perl 0.46-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


libpam-debathena-home-type 1.3-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


libpam-krb524 1.4-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


python-afs 0.2.2-0debathena3~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


python-discuss 1.2-0debathena3~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


python-hesiod 0.2.12-0debathena2~ubuntu12.04 (binary)


python-moira 4.3.2-0debathena1~ubuntu12.04 (binary)