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Re: Some suggestions for changes to w.d.o/CD/faq entries

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On Du, 08 ian 12, 10:28:15, George Danchev wrote:
> Thomas' answer to your question, as I don't see you in CC:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-cd/2012/01/msg00005.html

Actually I did get it (Bcc?), but thanks :)

> I don't mind the wording as you suggest it (JFTR: it was cooked up by 
> me and Thomas). Well, the whole idea is to read back the appropriate 
> amount of bytes from the burnt media (this is the tricky part), well 
> and piping these to a checksummer (the trivial part).
> There is a separate patch waiting for review and approval at:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-cd/2011/12/msg00032.html
> which explanins the problem and how to deal with it. This is reading back by: 
> a) isosize and dd
> b) check_debian_iso script Thomas has developed.

Actually I saw that patch on -www, but completely forgot about it. At a 
quick glance it seems quite comprehensive, but I wonder if it is 
adequate for the FAQ, or if it would be better to have a separate page 
for it.

Besides, it doesn't address the "checkreading" which doesn't seem to be 
an English word. Even if it is the technically correct term for what is 
going on I doubt FAQ readers actually care and would suggest to avoid it 
(also for the sake of translators). You might also want to CC 
-l10n-english on such patches ;)

Any opinions about my other suggestions?

Thanks for reading,
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