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Re: cvs commit to boot-floppies/documentation/en by toff

On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 11:52:28AM +0200, Denis Barbier wrote:
> On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 06:45:27PM -0700, Debian Boot CVS Master wrote:
> > Repository: boot-floppies/documentation/en
> > who:        toff
> > time:       Thu May  9 18:45:26 PDT 2002
> > Log Message:
> >   follow the french lead
> > 
> > Files:
> > changed:    inst-methods.sgml partitioning.sgml preparing.sgml rescue-boot.sgml tech-info.sgml
> Hmmm, this change was needed for French translations, because
>   \usepackage[frenchb]{babel}
> makes some characters active (notably colon) and extra space is
> automatically inserted before them.  We replaced <tt> by <file> when
> string contains a colon and no space (because spaces are gobbled in PDF
> output by this element), and by <example compact> when they contain
> colon and spaces.  The latter puts string in a separate line, so it
> affects rendering.

Oh, OK, I guess no harm done then.

> These changes do not make sense in English documents, but at least they
> should help translators if they are hit by the same problem.
> And please please please, do not commit other changes simultaneously, I was
> going to bump version numbers and found that partitioning.sgml contains
> an important change (mention of /opt).  Now I must check all your changes.
> Thanks.

Sorry about that. I'll watch that in the future.

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