Snap packages have too big descriptions in search result list

Bug #1702539 reported by Ahmet Aksoy on 2017-07-05
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-software (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Snap packages have too big descriptions in search result list. Please check out the screenshot.

System:
Ubuntu 17.10 amd64 daily build 29.06.17 (updated)
gnome-software 3.24.3

Also 17.04 has same issue.

Ahmet Aksoy (parduist) wrote :
description: updated
summary: - Snap packages has too big descriptions in search result list
+ Snap packages have too big descriptions in search result list
tags: added: xenial
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-software (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in gnome-software (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) wrote :

The reason for this what not what I expected...

The snap descriptions contain carriage return characters (\r). GNOME Software replaces all the newline characters (\n) with spaces, but the carriage returns remain.

Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) wrote :

Forum post asking to clarify what the newline characters are supposed to be:
https://forum.snapcraft.io/t/snap-metadata-newline-characters/

Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) wrote :

Bug 1717830 opened against the store.

tags: added: gnome-software-snap
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