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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 - dstarner98@aasaa.ofe.org
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"I saw a daemon stare into my face, and an angel touch my breast; each 
one softly calls my name . . . the daemon scares me less."
- "Disciple", Stuart Davis

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