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PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[python-cheat] add package Unconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

python-cheat

“Cheat allows you to create and view interactive cheatsheets on the command-line.”

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/python-cheat/

https://github.com/chrisallenlane/cheat

License : GPL3

Thanks

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[accuraterip-checksum] add packageUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

accuraterip-checksum

“A C99 commandline program to compute the AccurateRip checksum of singletrack WAV files”

https://www.parabola.nu/packages/community/x86_64/accuraterip-checksum/

License : GPL

Thanks

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[pacpl] Add packageUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

pacpl

“Convert multiple audio types from one format to another.”

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/pacpl/

License : GPL

Dependencies needed (and currently missing in Hyperbola repo) :

perl-ogg-vorbis-header perl-mp4-info perl-mp3-tag perl-audio-flac-header perl-audio-musepack perl-parallel-forkmanager perl-cddb
PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[gmusicbrowser] Add packageUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

gmusicbrowser

“A customizable open-source jukebox for large collections”

https://www.parabola.nu/packages/pcr/any/gmusicbrowser/

License : GPL3

Thanks

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[quiterss] add package Unconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

quiterss

“Fast and light RSS/Atom feed reader written in Qt/С++”

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/quiterss

License : GPL3

Thanks

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[wekan] add package Unconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

Would it be possible to add this package :

wekan

“Wekan is an completely Open Source and Free software collaborative kanban board application”

https://github.com/wekan/wekan

License : MIT

Thanks

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[moloch] add package Unconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

Would it be possible to add this package :

moloch

“ Moloch is an open source, large scale, full packet capturing, indexing, and database system.”

http://molo.ch

https://github.com/aol/moloch

License : Apache2

Thanks

PackagesAnyFeature RequestLowLow[scribus] missing hunspell supportUnconfirmed
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Task Description

I have noticed that the version of scribus that is available in hyperbola does not have the option of spelling correction and by references of the official scribus channel indicate that scribus has to be built with hunspell. I do not understand how that is done, I just need to be able to correct spelling from scribus.

PackagesAnyBug ReportVery LowLow[remmina] impossible to connect to RDP servers after re...Unconfirmed
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Task Description

remmina dev ask to inform package maintainer, here is the discussion:

https://github.com/FreeRDP/Remmina/issues/1513#issuecomment-373128671

Would be nice to update or add a patch if available

PackagesAnyPrivacy IssueVery LowMedium[avahi] avahi publishes the hostname by defaultUnconfirmed
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Task Description

By default, the ‘disable-publishing’ parameter in the [publish] section of avahi-daemon.conf is set to ‘no’, which can be seen in my opinion as a privacy issue as avahi broadcasts the hostname without the user’s consent even though this has been explicitly disabled in the settings of networkmanager.

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestMediumLowScid vs. PC – PGN Reader/ChessBaseUnconfirmed
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Task Description

http://scidvspc.sourceforge.net/

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestMediumLowStockfish Chess EngineUnconfirmed
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Task Description

«Unlike most chess engines, Stockfish is open source (GPL license). That means you can read the code, modify it, contribute back, and even use it in your own projects.» I do not know if it is libre. If it is, together with Scid, Hyperbola is one step closer for every chess lover out there who also loves freedom!
https://stockfishchess.org/

PackagesAnyFeature RequestMediumMedium[pybitmessage] Package RequestUnconfirmed
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Task Description

PyBitmessage is a secure p2p e-mail alternative. It could be useful to package it.

https://github.com/Bitmessage/PyBitmessage/releases https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/pybitmessage/ https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/pybitmessage-git/ (contains a firejail profile)

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[powerpill] add packageUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

powerpill

“Pacman wrapper for faster downloads.”

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/powerpill/

https://xyne.archlinux.ca/projects/powerpill

License : GPL

Thanks

PackagesAnyUpdate RequestMediumHighMake Knock patch for Linux-libre 4.14 LTSUnconfirmed
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Task Description

The Knock patches for linux-libre maintained by you at https://git.hyperbola.info:50100/kernels/knock.git/ have support up to linux-libre 4.13 only (and I think it didn’t work for it when I tried it, compilation failed) but from all of those supported versions, the newest maintained generation by the upstream is 4.9.x

However, since newer kernel generations might require reprogramming the patch, I want to request it only for the latest LTS generation which is 4.14. As you know, LTS software are supported for a long time, so it’s worth to make it for linux-libre 4.14.x

This might not be really important for Hyperbola in the short term, but you are the maintainers of the TCP Stealth implementation for Linux-libre and I and maybe other people would like to use it in their projects for newer versions.

Plus, it would be great since while 4.9 kernels can use the GRSec+Knock combination like linux-libre-lts-unofficial-grsec-knock, with support for 4.14 anyone would be able to use a combination of newer patches such as Linux-hardened+Knock (Linux-hardened supports 4.14 and 4.15 as of now) which is what I’d like to do.
https://github.com/copperhead/linux-hardened/releases

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[flacon] add packageUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

flacon

“Extracts individual tracks from one big audio file containing the entire album of music and saves them as separate audio files.”

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/flacon/

https://flacon.github.io/

License : LGPL2.1

Thanks

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowMedium[arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc] add packageUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc

“The GNU Compiler Collection (arm-linux-gnueabihf)”

Also requires :

arm-linux-gnueabihf-binutils (A set of programs to assemble and manipulate binary and object files)
arm-linux-gnueabihf-glibc (GNU C Library)

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc/

License : GPL

Thanks

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[gogs] add packageUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

It would be great to add this package :

gogs

“Self Hosted Git Service written in Go”

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gogs

openrc init scripts : https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gogs-openrc

License : GPL

Thanks

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowMedium[etherpad-lite] add packageUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Hi,

Would be nice to add etherpad-lite to our pacman.

https://github.com/ether/etherpad-lite

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/etherpad-lite/

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[gimagereader] add packageUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

gimagereader

“A graphical frontend to tesseract-ocr”

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gimagereader

License : GPL3

Thanks

PackagesAnyFeature RequestVery LowVery LowDreamchess package wantedUnconfirmed
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Task Description

this package is under gpl3. It is the most reasonable chess game because it can be easy or hard depending on your preference.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[texmacs] ERROR: Unbound variable: eval-when, and not s...Unconfirmed
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Task Description
texmacs 
ERROR: Unbound variable: eval-when

it cannot start

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[wireshark*] mentions non-free OSes in pacman descripti...Unconfirmed
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Task Description
community/wireshark-cli 2.2.6-1
    a free network protocol analyzer for Unix/Linux and Windows - CLI version
community/wireshark-common 2.2.6-1
    Common files used by wireshark-gtk and wireshark-qt
community/wireshark-gtk 2.2.6-1
    a free network protocol analyzer for Unix/Linux and Windows - GTK frontend
community/wireshark-qt 2.2.6-1
    a free network protocol analyzer for Unix/Linux and Windows - Qt frontend

It’s better to change to a more neutral description such as “a cross-platform network protocol analyzer - CLI/GTK/Qt version”.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[keepass] mentions non-free OSes in pacman package desc...Unconfirmed
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community/keepass 2.35-2
    A easy-to-use password manager for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and mobile
    devices.

Better to change to something like “A cross-platform password manager supporting mobile devices”.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueMediumLow[openjpeg] vague terminology "Open Source" in descripti...Unconfirmed
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Task Description

This package contains vague terminology “Open Source”:

extra/openjpeg 1.5.2-1
    An open source JPEG 2000 codec

According to:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

We shall avoid vague terminology such as “Open Source”, please see here:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open

It would be good example to set to have proper description of packages without using “Open Source”.

eg.

A free software JPEG 2000 codec
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[freecad] Steering users towards non-free softwareUnconfirmed
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Description: FreeCAD may be free software, yet its features are steering users towards non-free software. It is asking for Teigha File Converter which is proprietary software, and it is asking for the path in order to enable the option import/export.

Additional info:

* package version: community/freecad 0.16-9

Steps to reproduce:

After attempt to open the DWF/DXF file FreeCad is to request the Teigha File Converter which is proprietary software.

Under the menu Edit → Preferences → Import/Export → DWG, one can see the request to enter the path to Teigha File Converter.

Teigha File Converter with proprietary license

FreeCAD requesting the path to Teigha File Converter

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[libspnav] extra/libspnav 0.2.3-1, mentions "alternativ...Unconfirmed
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Task Description

Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

extra/libspnav 0.2.3-1 [installed]
    Alternative to the proprietary 3Dconnexion device driver and SDK for their 3D input devices

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[classpath] meantioning "replacement to proprietary cod...Unconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

community/classpath 0.99-3
    A free replacement for Sun's proprietary core Java class libraries.

My suggestion is to describe what software does, and to remove that it is free replacement for proprietary code, as it gives some kind of legitimacy to proprietary software.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[mp3wrap] mentioning in description to be "alternative"...Unconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

extra/mp3wrap 0.5-4
     Tool for wrapping mp3 files. A free independent alternative to AlbumWrap

Description is pointing to proprietary software, it should not, it shall be changed.

It is not alternative to proprietary, and description shall be changed. It gives some kind of legitimacy to proprietary software.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[pinta] mentioning proprietary software Paint.NETUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

community/pinta 1.6-2 [installed]
     Drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET. It's goal is to provide a simplified alternative to GIMP for casual users

I am not quite sure what the policy is in Hyperbola on this one. I am referring to the reference to the proprietary software Paint.NET. That is for me steering users to verify what is Paint.NET – we shall not be doing it. It should be removed from description.

I am fine if authors have in documentation something explaining how they started software project. But I am not fine in descriptions which are public and accessible on Internet to have such references to illegitimate proprietary software.

Just to clarify, the word “alternative” is just fine in this description and need not be removed.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[breeze]: referring to assets in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

extra/breeze 5.9.5-1 (plasma)
    Artwork, styles and assets for the Breeze visual style for the Plasma Desktop
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[knewstuff]: referring to assets in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

extra/knewstuff 5.33.0-1 (kf5)
    Support for downloading application assets from the network

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[kpackage]: referring to assets in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

extra/kpackage 5.33.0-1 (kf5)
    Framework that lets applications manage user installable packages of non-binary assets

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[openmw]: referring to assets in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

community/openmw 0.41.0-3.hyperbola1
    A libre engine reimplementation for Morrowind-based role-playing games, without wizard installation support to install nonfree assets from Morrowind to run Morrowind
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[retroarch-assets-xmb]: referring to assets in descript...Unconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

community/retroarch-assets-xmb 401-1 (libretro)
    XMB menu assets for RetroArch

Why not use “elements” instead?

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[warsow-data]: referring to assets in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

community/warsow-data 2.1.2-1.hyperbola2
    Free online multiplayer competitive FPS based on the Qfusion engine (data files), without nonfree assets

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[libsmf]: referring to "BSD-licensed" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

The expression “BSD-style license” leads to confusion because it lumps together licenses that have important differences. For instance, the original BSD license with the advertising clause is incompatible with the GNU General Public License, but the revised BSD license is compatible with the GPL.

To avoid confusion, it is best to name the specific license in question and avoid the vague term “BSD-style.”

community/libsmf 1.3-5
    A BSD-licensed C library for handling SMF ("*.mid") files.
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[gfbgraph]: using exclusively proprietary networkUnconfirmed
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extra/gfbgraph 0.2.3+10+gbc03c1f-1
    GLib/GObject wrapper for the Facebook Graph API

In my opinion this software is for exclusive use of proprietary network. This software shall be removed from Hyperbola.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[kaccounts-integration]: to reconsider mentioning or di...Unconfirmed
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Description:

In my opinion, this software shall be either removed, or features disabled to access either Google or Facebook, as those are proprietary networks.

Further, using those proprietary networks is steering users towards non-free software, directly, or indirectly, as many times Javascript need to be handled that is proprietary.

extra/kaccounts-integration 17.04.0-1 (kde-applications kdenetwork)
    Small system to administer web accounts for the sites and services across the KDE desktop, including: Google, Facebook, Owncloud, IMAP, Jabber and others

See:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

A free system distribution must not steer users towards obtaining any nonfree information for practical use, or encourage them to do so.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[kaccounts-providers]: consider removing proprietary pr...Unconfirmed
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extra/kaccounts-providers 17.04.0-1 (kde-applications kdenetwork)
    Small system to administer web accounts for the sites and services across the KDE desktop, including: Google, Facebook, Owncloud, IMAP, Jabber and others

I do not see why would “Google” and “Facebook” be there on the first place. This software shall be either removed, or features to access proprietary networks disabled.

Another point is that often such access would required handling the proprietary javascript. I do not know if that is the case here.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[grilo]: using "content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/grilo 0.3.3+3+g3104a34-1
    Framework that provides access to various sources of multimedia content

The description is vague.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[libgpod]: using "contents" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/libgpod 0.8.3-5
    A shared library to access the contents of an iPod

The description is vague.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[qpdf]: using "Content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Description:

extra/qpdf 6.0.0-2
    QPDF: A Content-Preserving PDF Transformation System

The description is vague.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[qt5-svg]: using "contents" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/qt5-svg 5.8.0-1 (qt qt5) [installed]
    Classes for displaying the contents of SVG files

The description is vague.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[webkit2gtk]: using "content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Task Description

Description:

extra/webkit2gtk 2.16.1-3.hyperbola1 [installed]
    GTK+ Web content engine library, without geoclue2 support

The description is vague as it is using “content” in description. Why not say “elements” or something more descriptive.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[webkitgtk]: using "content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/webkitgtk 2.4.11-6.hyperbola1
    Legacy Web content engine for GTK+ 3, without geoclue2 support

The description is vague. There is not even need to use “content” here. Web engine should be very clear. “Content” alone does not make sense.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[drupal]: using "content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

community/drupal 8.3.2-1
    A PHP-based content management platform

The description is vague. Content is not HTML page alone. Then even text editor could be called “content management”.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

In most cases, that term really refers to a system for updating pages on a web site. For that, we recommend the term “web site revision system” (WRS).

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[xorg-xev]: mentioning "content" in descriptionsUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/xorg-xev 1.2.2-1 (xorg-apps xorg)
    Print contents of X events

Description is vague because of the word “content”. Why not say “X events information”. At least description shall be changed which is very public. For man page I am not sure.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[avrdude]: using "content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

community/avrdude 1:6.3-2
    Download/upload/manipulate the ROM and EEPROM contents of AVR microcontrollers

Description is vague because of the word “content”. The word itself is fine in English language, but here it is used out of the proper context. And it is not not necessary at all. When one knows what is the abbreviation of ROM, such as Read-Only Memory, then any mentioning of contents of ROM is needless. It is enough to say: “Download/upload/manipulate the ROM and EEPROM of AVR microcontrollers”

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[arch-install-scripts]: referring to operating system i...Unconfirmed
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extra/arch-install-scripts 17-1
     Scripts to aid in installing Arch Linux

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

The package name shall be changed to hyperbola-install-scripts

and references to operating system such as Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre shall be amended.

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