Re: Package descriptions and making them better
On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 07:58:25AM -0500, Colin Watson wrote:
> Fixing English descriptions will take fewer bugs than porting, I'd have
> thought, so a central server shouldn't be necessary.
Somebody claimed at the start of this thread that the majority of
the packages have grammatical problems. However that compares to
porting, that's a lot of bugs.
> Why is reviewing things on a mailing list a problem? I find the ddts
> rather impersonal, which I don't think would help the review process.
We have a mailing list: debian-l10n-english. Only one person has ever
submitted anything to it. That's probably largely oversight, but it's
going to be hard to get most of the descriptions with a mailing list.
David Starner - firstname.lastname@example.org
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